[LMB] OT: Personal Notes

Stellan Lagerström stellanl at concinnity.se
Mon May 21 17:03:42 BST 2018


Reminds me of the eponymous protagonist of Effinger's trilogy, Marîd
(sickness) Audran.

ISTR it was described as a superstitious naming tradition meant to
protect the child from something bad.

/Stellan


On 2018-05-21 14:45, James M. BRYANT G4CLF wrote:
> When teaching in Tanzania my brother-in-law
> had a pupil called Syphilis.
>
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