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June 24th, 2014 01:58 PM #11
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June 24th, 2014 09:52 PM #15Senior Member
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June 25th, 2014 12:15 AM #17
When I was younger (much younger. Don't judge.) I tried to write a book where all the characters were pretty much twins. Not only did they have to have matchy names, but most of them were the masculine/feminine versions of the SAME name. For example, the main characters were Gabriel and Gabrielle (Gabe and Gabi) and Oliver and Olivia. There was a Patrick and Patricia, and a Mark and a Margaret. It was pretty bad.
I've since seen the error of my ways. However, I'm still sort of fond of matchy names, just because they're so much fun. It is a guilty pleasure. Most of them I'd never use, but some of them I'd still consider. For example, I like the idea of taking two not-so-similar names with similar nicknames, or vise-versa. Example: Miles and Margaret, "Milo & Margo". My two favorite boy & girl names right now are Augustine & Evangeline, and even though they have the same ending, they aren't pronounced that way (Aw-GUS-tin & Ee-VAN-Juh-Leen). The nicknames, however, would be Auggie & Annie, which are pretty close, I admit.
I know a Mary and Sherry (identical and adorable).
I also like thinking of combos that are neat and/or funny, but that I'd never use. Examples:
Colby & Jack
Christopher & Robin (triplets? How bout Winnie?)
Cassie & Polly (like the twins Castor & Pollux)
Temperance & Prudence
Faith, Hope & Charity (this actually happened, and they're all martyrs. Along with their mother, St. Sophia. Can't remember if the last one was Charity or just Love.)-Caroline Gabrielle K.
CURRENT FAVORITE NAMES
Augustine "Auggie", Theodore "Theo", George, Benjamin (Ben, Benjie, Benny), Francis "Frankie", Hamish.
Evangeline "Annie", Eloise / Elizabeth "Ella", Kathleen "Katie / Kate",
June 25th, 2014 12:45 AM #19Senior Member
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