[LMB] Sasha

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Nov 4 01:19:35 GMT 2010


Top posted:   I don't know.



On Nov 3, 2010, at 7:12 PM, George Vaughan wrote:

> Howard Brazee wrote:
> 
>> On 11/2/2010 10:07 AM, Elizabeth Holden wrote:
>>>>> I hadn't heard of "Xander" until I read it this
>>>>> month.
>>> Clearly you were not a Buffy fan. I think Buffy's friend Xander did a lot
> to popularize the name.
> 
> 
>> Then there's the form Lex, as in Superman.
> 
>> I don't know anything about popular culture newer than around 1970.   
>> Before that I knew all the TV shows, but after that, I lost interest in 
>> spending that much time in front of TV.   And I also keep graduating to 
>> older and older oldie's stations on the radio.   I'm a complete old fogey.
> 
>> It never entered my mind that Lex was short for Alexander.   I tend to 
>> only notice diminutives when they start the same as the full name.
> 
> Howard, this was in response to Beth (Lizzy) Holden, wasn't it?
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> George Vaughan
> 
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