[LMB] Penric's Travels cover sneak peek

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 23 18:26:07 BST 2019



> On Sep 23, 2019, at 9:15 AM, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> 
>> There are a few paired gendered names like that. I nearly gagged when one favorite author, who apparently hadn't done his homework, included among his characters a Catholic priest (male!) named "Frances." The masculine of which is “Francis."
> 
> Mayhap the priest’s parents didn’t know or perhaps care about the distinction? Or he was named after an ancestor so clept.

It’s getting easier and easier to find people with alternate name spellings.


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