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July 25th, 2013 09:22 AM #6Senior Member
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I like to imagine this poem was written by an exasperated husband of a name loving woman like us. Like he's reciting her often-shared opinions on all the names she's come across. Love that imagery
I laughed at some of the opinions, especially Bessie vs Betsy, no way! And I'd think Anna was more timeless than Annie.
July 25th, 2013 09:26 AM #8
My daughter's name (Emily), according to the poet, is beautiful , so I loved reading this, and found the observations very interesting.
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July 25th, 2013 02:02 PM #10
Lol, I'm warm and dutiful. Not sure what to make of that.My furry darlings ~ Bodie the border terrier & Portia and Penny the guinea pigs
Amabel ~ Beryl ~ Bryony ~ Cecily ~ Charis ~ Clara ~ Dinah ~ Flora ~ Georgiana ~ Ophelia ~ Rosamund ~ Sylvie ~ Tabitha ~ Tamsin ~ Violet
Arthur ~ Barnaby ~ Basil ~ Bertie ~ Darcy ~ Elliot ~ Felix ~ Fraser ~ Frederick ~ Henry ~ Monty ~ Rowan ~ Rupert ~ Theodore ~ Tristan
July 25th, 2013 02:58 PM #12"Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie
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September 4th, 2013 11:24 PM #14
Interesting, haha! I'm just happy that there's "an elegance in Isabelle"!Ashley
twenty-something namenerd & aspiring novelist
Audrey Lila Pearl | Casper Nathaniel Eden | Adele Sofia Eloise | Zane Alexander Caspian | Aurora Cecilia Anouk | Grant Frédéric Conrad
Zoe Charlotte Jane | Schuyler Daniel Grey | Penelope Isla Jane | Dashiell Lion Elias | Carolina Esther Jane | Rory Sebastian Rufus
I've recently started a new story--feel free to come along with me for the journey! havengermany.blogspot.com
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