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Thread: Thoughts on Dune?
June 20th, 2013 05:12 PM #6
I pronounce it "Doon", which rhymes with June.
I don't consider Dune to be a person name but a mound of sand. Dunes are common around here so that's automatically what I think of. I'd never consider it because of this (there are other reasons too) but it would work better as a first name than as a middle name.
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June 20th, 2013 05:17 PM #8
I think it has a really odd sound that I'm not used to hearing in a name. I'd double guess hearing it as "doom" or "dunce." There are better sounding names out there...
June 20th, 2013 05:31 PM #10Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot
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June 21st, 2013 07:01 AM #14Senior Member
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I just think, 'Arrakis, Dune, home of the spice.' But that's just a sci-fi nerd thing, and even then most people who like that stuff would probably think it was cool. Other than that, I don't mind it.