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  1. The only Mabel I have known was my...

    The only Mabel I have known was my great-grandmother Martha Mabel. I now love Martha, but only just recently, but I ALWAYS loved Mabel.

    In fact, I loved it so much I named my first on-my-own...
  2. Thread: Reed

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    Reed is fine, but Reid is sexier. :)

    Reed is fine, but Reid is sexier. :)
  3. Coriander is cool, like it, though I detest Cory...

    Coriander is cool, like it, though I detest Cory as a nickname.

    Sapphire is pretty, but people say it is a hooker name. I prefer Sapphira.

    Lumina -- pretty, but I prefer Lumiere.

    Zephyrine...
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    I vote for Astor or Astoria, very elegant like a...

    I vote for Astor or Astoria, very elegant like a poodle.
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    YES! Julep is a great name. If not for a person...

    YES! Julep is a great name. If not for a person (what gender?) then for a gay and frivolous dog or a cat with minty green eyes. :)
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    I don't think Mimosa is unusable. I am not drawn...

    I don't think Mimosa is unusable. I am not drawn enough to it to use it, but I appreciate that it is a plant name. While Tequila, Vodka, and Whiskey seem forbidden (and ugly) fruit, Mimosa is...
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    Yep. Bailey I like, but it doesn't remind me of...

    Yep. Bailey I like, but it doesn't remind me of alcohol so much as George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life. And maybe Jameson as a nickname for James is OK with me, but Chardonnay or Chablis give me...
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    Well, not literally but there are a number of...

    Well, not literally but there are a number of dogs called blues, which have black, white, and grey speckled markings which make them look a bit blue. Queensland Blue Australian cattle dogs for...
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    Well, it is OK and sounds similar to Leonidas...

    Well, it is OK and sounds similar to Leonidas which I love.

    I prefer Octavian or Caspian because Theseus reminds me of thesaurus (which though it's a great word is kind of like naming your child...
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    Why are non-blue dogs named Blue?

    I keep meeting lovely red and brown and white dogs named Blue. Just wondering...
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    No need to be sorry. I know they are not...

    No need to be sorry. I know they are not everyone's cup of tea! :)
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    Alcohol-Connected Names?

    Some of my favorite girls' names have a connection to alcohol (though bear in mind that I have about 300 favorite girls' names!).

    Also bear in mind that I will not be naming any future children,...
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    Kieran Matthew sounds better. I love Matthias...

    Kieran Matthew sounds better.

    I love Matthias too.
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    I think of Prince as simply being a one person...

    I think of Prince as simply being a one person name like Elvis or Madonna.

    I think the Wrecker/Drekker/Craven/Ryder/Draven kinds of names, oh and Pistol and Ranger etc. are all obnoxious.
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    I think it is delightful!

    I think it is delightful!
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    I am deeply sorry. My husband and I went through...

    I am deeply sorry. My husband and I went through this very early in the process and we named our unborn children Owen and Cordelia (I wrote a piece about it for the berry juice blog here called "The...
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    Cuthbert and Davenport

    Nameberry says that both of these names are terrible. Me, I love them both.

    My love for Cuthbert obviously goes back to the Anne of Green Gables books which I have been rereading since early...
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    It is irrelevant to me, always has been. Being...

    It is irrelevant to me, always has been.

    Being a word person, you'd think I'd notice, but I don't.

    I look at how it looks on paper, how it sounds, what nicknames might come out of it, what it...
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    What about Lumiere?

    What about Lumiere?
  20. Thread: Watson

    by lesliemarion
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    My goodness! Nigel Bruce made it cool too, not...

    My goodness! Nigel Bruce made it cool too, not to mention Arthur Conan Doyle!
  21. Thread: Watson

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    Love it and Sherlock and Holmes and Mycroft and...

    Love it and Sherlock and Holmes and Mycroft and Nigel and Bruce and Basil and Rathbone.

    Really, I love them all. (sounds sarcastic, but am sincere) I'm just a big Holmes fan. If Holmes had never...
  22. Thread: Manon?

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    It is unusual and interesting and so I like it. ...

    It is unusual and interesting and so I like it. I am sick of teaching and knowing people with the same boring old names. Go, Manon!
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    Good question. I've never had the pleasure of...

    Good question. I've never had the pleasure of meeting one (hopefully I will; imagine a life without an Angharad!). Nameberry says is is something like this: "annngh-har-add", I think with the...
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    HA! Love it. Better an Orc than a princess. :)

    HA! Love it. Better an Orc than a princess. :)
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    I love Rosalie whereas I find Rose boring as a...

    I love Rosalie whereas I find Rose boring as a full name.

    Romilly is interesting, but I find the rom sound harsh and computery,
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