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Old 12-17-2008, 03:00 PM   #21
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My mother went to High School with someone named Filthy McClean. He apparently was a very popular, good natured fellow.
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Old 12-17-2008, 03:18 PM   #22
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I have a great nephew named Harvest Moon. His mom is named Autumn, and a free spirit. One of his grandmother begged her to not to name him that. He is 8 now and has really long curly blond hair and looks like a little girl, if he doesn't get picked on in school, I will be amazed. Since his parents divorced I haven't seen him in years, I hope it works out for him as well a Johnny Cash's version.
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Old 12-17-2008, 03:37 PM   #23
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I have a great nephew named Harvest Moon. His mom is named Autumn, and a free spirit. One of his grandmother begged her to not to name him that. He is 8 now and has really long curly blond hair and looks like a little girl, if he doesn't get picked on in school, I will be amazed. Since his parents divorced I haven't seen him in years, I hope it works out for him as well a Johnny Cash's version.
I think I would go by "Harvey" Moon.
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The family has tried calling him Harv and Harvey, only to be scolded by his mother;.
"His name is Harvest" Luckily his middle name is Moon....
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I have a great nephew named Harvest Moon. His mom is named Autumn, and a free spirit. One of his grandmother begged her to not to name him that. He is 8 now and has really long curly blond hair and looks like a little girl, if he doesn't get picked on in school, I will be amazed. Since his parents divorced I haven't seen him in years, I hope it works out for him as well a Johnny Cash's version.
Well, it was the name of a Neil Young album, one I liked at that.
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Well, it was the name of a Neil Young album, one I liked at that.
And if someone is also a Pink Floyd fan, "Harvest Moon" could have a brother named "Dark Side of the Moon."
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He's the guy from Rocky V right?
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I went to school with a Candy Storr. She -- and everyone else -- thought that was "neat."

And our local NFL team has two bothers named Champ and Boss on the roster. They don't seem to have any problems with it.

I guess (from the tone of this thread) "just don't call me late for supper" does have utility.
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I once arrested a woman named Lectra. Yup, named after a Buick.

Perhaps she was conceived in one?
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I once arrested a woman named Lectra. Yup, named after a Buick.

Perhaps she was conceived in one?
Guess you never collared anyone named Hummer...
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Depends. Am I allowed to go by a nickname in everyday life?
What if you were named after the product: Depends

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Old 12-17-2008, 08:56 PM   #33
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Hey, Big Jim - me too! There was a Snow White at Penn State when I was there -

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I worked with a Joy Rydin, but she married into that name, so you can't blame her parents.
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I worked with a Joy Rydin, but she married into that name, so you can't blame her parents.
Yep. It's her own fault for not keeping her maiden name.

Unless her maiden name was Stick or Totheworld or something like that.

Every now and then I wonder why women take their husband's name based on how it combines with their first name. I know a woman who married a guy named Butterworth, and why she chose to be Mrs. Butterworth I have no idea.
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Yep. It's her own fault for not keeping her maiden name.

Unless her maiden name was Stick or Totheworld or something like that.

Every now and then I wonder why women take their husband's name based on how it combines with their first name. I know a woman who married a guy named Butterworth, and why she chose to be Mrs. Butterworth I have no idea.
Good question, maybe she likes pancakes (where is CFB when we need him)? On the other she has GEICO commercial now so that is kinda of cool thing.

The only two woman who I was close to marrying, both disliked my unpronounceable German last name and I can't say I blame them.

On the other hand I find the practice of hyphenated names to be dreadful.
Hillary Rodam-Clinton is barely ok but when you get a couple with multi- syllable last name they become ridiculous. Here in Hawaii, when the part Hawaiian girls marries a Japanese guy, you end up with a tongue twister.
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On the other hand I find the practice of hyphenated names to be dreadful.
Hillary Rodam-Clinton is barely ok but when you get a couple with multi- syllable last name they become ridiculous. Here in Hawaii, when the part Hawaiian girls marries a Japanese guy, you end up with a tongue twister.
My spouse worked with an XO whose last name was Maybaum-Wiznewski. They shortened it to M-16, which was a quite appropriate description of her leadership style...
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I had a childhood friend with the last name Oinenen. She married a Yrjhanson and i encouraged a hyphenated last name. The vowel sounds are so delicious.
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I had a childhood friend with the last name Oinenen. She married a Yrjhanson and i encouraged a hyphenated last name. The vowel sounds are so delicious.
My if this is the advice you give to friends, remind me not become your enemy Oinenen-Yrjhanson if that doesn't sound like a fatal disease....
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