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  1. #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by philomena View Post
    Not a fan. It both sounds like someone with a speech impediment saying "kiss" as noted by previous posters, and "kush" which is related to cannabis.
    These echo my first thoughts completely, especially the Kush reference.

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    I like Kishon, and Kish could be a good nickname for him
    -an Amelia from a time before 'Amelia' was in the top 100.

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  3. #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by spring13 View Post
    The proper Hebrew pronunciation of the name sounds like "quiche" - really not something i'd use nowadays. Either way, it's too indistinct somehow, it sounds truncated or incomplete in English. Kishon pronounced the proper way - kee-SHONE - is fine with me, but you'll never have anyone saying it that way, so don't bother.
    My thoughts exactly.

  4. #22
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    That's really interesting about the pronunciation. Thank you for that.

    Still like it. Will put it on my list and let it sit for a while. Thank you everyone for your comments

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    Hmm...I don't know. I think either of "kitsch" or "knish." I'd use it as a nn or middle name. I don't know that it's that well-known of a name (I hadn't heard of it) for people not to associate it with other things before the name itself.
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