What’s In A Name?

Posted: September 12, 2013 in Humour

Bill's Musings

confused

Names: we all have them. Some are long. Some are short. We have people with beautiful, memorable names like Katharine Hepburn, Truman Capote, Theodore Roosevelt, to name but a few. There are people with single names like Sting, Jewel, Seal, Slash, and Madonna. Even Prince comes to mind, although he changed it to a symbol for a few years, which I attribute to some sort of mid-life crisis (that must have been interesting at the doctor’s office….’Uhm, next, could we have ‘Thingie’ come in?)

So, we have names to identify us, to link us to past relatives, to personify perhaps something important to those who named us. Names like some people have because of dear old grandpa, or our parents’ best friend, uncle, aunt, cousin, neighbour. Some have gone a little overboard and named their children stuff like Sunset, Moon-Unit, and Blanket (look these up, they’re real), some unfortunate double…

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