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Bratwurst, Rose

What’s In a Name?

Posted on 2008.07.31 at 20:47

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Chuck
charlesofcamden at 2008-08-01 05:10 (UTC) (Link)
I find that I am sometimes tempted to refer to friends by their last names simply because last names are often so much more interesting than last names. Who want to call someone David or Sue or Mary or John when you can call them Jablonski, Mazarakis, Van Lander, or Detweiler?
denii or deniss
aeazel at 2008-08-01 05:14 (UTC) (Link)
Hah, I suppose the thing is that if friends have rather common names, nicknames based off their first names quickly became apparent.

College examples: Mattchew, Dickie, Brachu.
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