[LMB] OT: Personal Notes

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue May 22 19:57:01 BST 2018



> On May 22, 2018, at 11:01 AM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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.

That used to be taught especially for girls who were expected to change their names.   

But all kids have their names made fun of.

I remember a SF story where everybody in the world was assigned a unique random name.


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