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Thread: Is Wednesday really unusable?
September 30th, 2013 03:10 PM #1Senior Member
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Is Wednesday really unusable?Mommy to Mr. Ivan
September 30th, 2013 03:19 PM #3
I've heard worse.
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September 30th, 2013 03:24 PM #5Senior Member
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September 30th, 2013 03:26 PM #7Senior Member
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I'm on the fence for Wednesday and other calendar-related names. I like a lot of them--Tuesday, January, September--but I can't decide if they're usable or not. I've seen people talking about wanting to use November and bemoaning the fact that there's no good nickname - but if the main reason you feel you can't use a name is because there's no everyday version, then it seems to me that the name isn't usable. I don't think Wednesday Addams is a point against use of Wednesday; if anything it's at least an occasion when you can hear someone being called by the name regularly in every day conversation and see how you like it. In general, I find the more unusual calendar names quirky and adorable, something about them draws me in. But can I picture a woman named Wednesday working in the office next to mine or a nametag with Wednesday at the department store? Apparently my definitive answer is maybe. I like it but would not be daring enough to use it. And if I'm not daring enough to name my child that, can I presume that my child will be bold enough to carry it off?
September 30th, 2013 03:29 PM #9
I know a little girl named Wednesday - it's lovely, and she only makes me love it more. Her parents are definitely what you'd call eccentrics, but it's still a great name, and she pulls it off very well.olivia - eighteen (finally!), england but sometimes canada. i like names, film & philosophy.
i'm desperately maternal.
''BOYS R SENSITIVE'' ○ ''GIRLS R SRTONG'';Rufus ○ Wilfred ''Wilf'' ○ Emmett ○ Hugh ○ Edgar ○ Crispin ○ William
Rosemary ''Romy'' ○ Annabel ○ Maude ○ Sibyl ''Billie'' ○ Oona ○ Mavis ○ Fenella ''Nell''
[other beloved / honour names, perhaps middles; Baez, Nicholas, George, Alec, Cathal, Margaret, Briar, Amelia, Beatrix, Agnes, Nancy & Lettice]