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Thread: Why the hate of Imogene?
January 30th, 2013 06:11 AM #16Zelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiastI blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
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January 30th, 2013 06:29 AM #18
Like others, I'm just not fond of the -jeen- sound. There are very few names with that sound I can tolerate, Eugenie being the only one that comes to mind. Looking some more, Regina is the only other one, and I only like it because of Regina Spektor.
However, I'm not fond of Imogen either, even though I prefer it to Imogene. It sounds very sharp to me, piercing.
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January 30th, 2013 08:10 AM #20Senior Member
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January 30th, 2013 09:39 AM #22
I love Imogene! Perhaps it has something to do with the beloved children's storybook, Imogene's antlers. Maybe not the best association for most people but I always thought of an extremely imaginative little girl whenever I read it as a kid.
Imogen has no history with me and I think it sounds a little abrupt.Mama of two beautiful boys!
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So are the children of one’s youth.
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