[LMB] OT: Personal Notes

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue May 22 18:01:12 BST 2018


My mother always said that it was a bad idea to name a child something that
would look incongruous or silly on an adult.  She'd seen some badly-chosen
names in her nursery school teaching days, as well as when she taught high
school.

On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 5:57 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sun, 20 May 2018 22:44:03 +0000, Margaret <margaret at devere.net>
> wrote:
>
> >>On Sun, 20 May 2018 09:57:41 -0400, Katrina Knight
> >><kknight at fastmail.fm>
> >>wrote:
> >>
> >>>At 10:25 PM 5/19/2018 Gwynne Powell wrote:
> >>>>Gwynne: My cousin named their first son Johnnie. Not John, but
> >>>>Johnnie.
> >>>>Their last name is Walker.
> >>>
> >>>Whatever were they thinking?
> >>>
> >>>One of my cousins named his daughter Sativa, as in Cannabis
> >>>sativa. I believe he and his wife were high at the time.
> >>
> >>Marc Wilson:
> >
> >I used to work with a Richard Head.
> >
> >
> >Me:
> >
> >So did I. Computer operator?  He went by Rick.
>
> No, HR guy.  His friends call him Richard.
>
> I also know of a guy called Richard Brain - I've not met him, but I know
> his father.
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