[LMB] Sasha OT:

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Mon Nov 1 23:15:27 GMT 2010


At 04:16 PM 11/1/2010, Meg Justus wrote:
>Mary:
>>I  believe it's Molly for Mary, and Polly for Paula or Pauline.  And
>>daisies  (the flowers) are "marguerites" in French.
>
>Polly Pepper in The Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret <!> Sidney is really Mary (not Paula or Pauline) Pepper (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Little_Peppers), and I've never heard of Polly being a nickname for Paula or Pauline.  But then she's got a sister named Phronsie, which has got to be one of the more unusual character names I've ever run across.

At a guess, Sophronia.


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