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A name is for life

Discussion in 'General' started by cpemma, 29 Aug 2006.

  1. Cheap Mod Wannabe

    Cheap Mod Wannabe What's a Dremel?

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    I've always had trouble understanding how russians, british and others abreviate names where the original does not look or sound close to the abreviation. Where did it come from?
     
  2. julianmartin

    julianmartin resident cyborg.

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    i met a girl once called storm. she was from super rich parents too...hippy super rich i think...
     
  3. riggs

    riggs ^_^

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    A couple more I've just remembered;

    There's a family in my town who's kids are called Billy, Bobby, Elka and Toke.
    Used to know a bloke called Levi.
     
  4. pjotero

    pjotero belgian

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    I know one to
     
  5. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    That would be the satanic version of Natasha ;)


    Storm is actually a pretty good name. Pretty unusual, though.
     
  6. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    to get Richard to Dick

    Richard

    Rich

    Rick

    Dick
     
  7. ufk

    ufk Licenced Fool

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    I know an Astra, Mercedes, Portia and a Nova and my cousin's married to Richard Head

    god what do these peopel think about when naming kids
     
  8. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    1066 and all that.
    And so leading by various interpretations of the spoken word to Richardson, Rickson, Dickenson, Dixon, etc.
     
  9. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    I absolutely hate 'Richard' as the 'ard' gets pronounced as 'ud' and that is just vile. Richud :( Plus people sometimes say and spell it with a T for reasons unknown to me. Ritchard/Ritchud. What the hell is that about? :confused:

    'Rich' is fine though and I intend to drop the 'ard' properly :thumb:
     
  10. TekMonkey

    TekMonkey I enjoy cheese.

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  11. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    I had a Dave Matthews living down the street. Go figure.

    Thankfully, nobody can make too much out of Eric Stern. I'll get the 'related to Howard?' on occasion (no), the only actually annoying part is that most people automatically write that as Stearns:grr:. Though I've gotta say, I've contemplated legally changing my middle name to Firehed.
     
  12. Pflumingo

    Pflumingo givem the bird.

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    my sister in-law's real name is Tuesday Stormi Couturier, brother in-law is Tim Smokye Couturier

    Went to school with a last name of Webb... No joke, his legal name was Spider, and his brother was Cob, and their older sister was Charlotte.

    Known 2 jack frosts. not related, I know 2 guys named Stacey, and a woman named Michael.

    bad enough my last name sounds like something you cough up and spit out when you're sick...
     
  13. antiHero

    antiHero ReliXmas time!

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    I hate the name Junior! IMO not really a name more a Nick.

    My name (Sebastian) is so common its not even funny anymore. I`ve been in school with 7 other Sebastian`s so far and i know dozents.
     
  14. Stwongbad

    Stwongbad What's a Dremel?

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    I have never met a "sebastian" in my entire life to be honest..
     
  15. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    I used to know of a girl called Tessa who got married to a Mr Tickle :eeek:
    Straight up. The worst part is that before she got married, she used to contract her first name to Tess... :lol:

    My brother used to go to school with a Paul Daniels.
     
  16. antiHero

    antiHero ReliXmas time!

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    The name is not common outside of germany, but in the year i am born it was no. 3 on the namelist.

    P.S. I like the name couse it comes from greek and means "Adorable" or "Venerable" :hip:
     
  17. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    I know 3 sebastions, they all go by the name of Seb.
     
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    How do you cope with a 4 syllable name? I actually find it really hard to say my own full name at any reasonable speed without sounding retarded.
     
  19. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Same, hate it.
     
  20. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    Not real, but in Talladega Nights, didn't the guy call his kids Walker and Texas Ranger?
     

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