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
>>> 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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