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Re: names

And how about IMA HOGG?

"... Ima Hogg (1882-1975), philanthropist and patron of the arts ... was
named for the heroine of a Civil War poem written by her uncle Thomas Elisha
and was affectionately known as Miss Ima for most of her long life..."

> From: grdengrl@optonline.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] names
> For the four years that I've spent in a bank, I've had to face constant
> embarassements and odd moments when I would ask people to go through my
> secretary for whatever reason. Her name was Tiny Boobis. Her name was
> not as bad as the EVP of our division, his name was Bagaa Dush. Tiny was
> from England and always failed to see the humor in her name. Baga is
> from Pakistan and hated it when people cracked jokes about his name.
> Mariana
> Who was all too happy to change her maiden name when she got married!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, January 31, 2003 11:38 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] names
>> That's bad, but what about the little old widow lady in Odessa (real
>> person) name Ima Roach? I couldn't believe that. I'd have had to say -
>> love ya babe, that that name AIN'T gettin' it!!
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Fri, 31 Jan 2003 08:49:06 -0600
>>> Or what about people who marry....and take on that name??  I worked with an
>>> attorney who married a man with the last name Butts.  Her name was Scarlet.
>>> On my first day of work, when I saw her name on the door "Scarlet Butts,
>>> Esq."....I could not stop laughing.  When I married the first time....the
>>> maid of honor and best man signed the certificate....the best man's name is:
>>> John Peter Dickey.  He got married, had three boys...they call them the
>>> "Dickey Dudes".  REALLY!!!
>>> Jesse Rene' Bell
>>> Claremore, OK
>>> Zone 6
>>>> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
>>>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] names
>>>> Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 10:18:41 -0600
>>>> Ignatio = Ignatius.  Antonio would be Italian for Anthony, I think. Most of
>>>> us go through a phase of not liking our given names. Sometimes we later
>>>> decide we do, sometimes not. I think its a shame, the names some people
>>>> stick on their offspring, though. Kids get enough teasing in school without
>>>> having to get it for their name as well. If they can't resist the weird, at
>>>> least they could make it a middle name (example, one daughter's middle name
>>>> is 'Constant' because her first, Mikhaila, reminded my spouse of the
>>>> Michaelis-Menton Constant)!
> Mariana
> NYC Brooklyn, Zone 6b
> http://photos.yahoo.com/gardengrl911
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