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Thread: Thoughts on Tempesta & Tomasina?
March 28th, 2014 05:21 PM #1
Thoughts on Tempesta & Tomasina?
These two are battling it out in my head and I really need outside feedback. On one hand Tomasina glitters like an emerald (to me), while Tempesta is stormy weather on a Mediterranean beach. Yet I wonder if Tomasina is too "feminization of Thomas," and if Tempesta is just too strange for an American baby.
March 28th, 2014 05:23 PM #3Senior Member
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I like Thomasina (this spelling) quite a bit, but I dislike Tempesta, sorry.Madison, 14, teenberry, writer, and dreamer
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March 28th, 2014 05:31 PM #5Senior Member
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Tomasina is wonderful. I'm a big fan of Thomasin and Thomasine so I don't think it's too much - not any more than Josephine or Alberta or Louisa, which are super-usable.
Honestly, for me Tempesta is the name that's not subtle enough - all I can see is the word tempest with an a on the end. There's always teasing potential when a word is front and center, and tempest has mixed connotations. For an American baby, Tomasina feels safer.Girls:
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