[klondike mary] what not to name the baby

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[klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:56 am

Nomen est non omen.

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Thank heaven for initials..
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby GalFisk » Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:52 pm

Was a baby given a relevant name? An embarrassing name? If baby: human? Male? Did a person use initials to avoid a problem?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:55 pm

Was a baby given a relevant name? Yes An embarrassing name? Under the circumstances, yes. baby: human? Yes. Male? Yes.Did a person use initials to avoid a problem? Yes, and also a shortening of a name.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:03 pm

Just shortening? Such as Robert->Rob? Shortening and changing? such ar Richard->Dick? Could the parents have foreseen that the name could've been embarrassing? Were the curcomstances present at birth? When the name was given? Before the kid went to school? During? After? When the kid had become an adult?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:23 pm

Just shortening? Such as Robert->Rob? He 'goes by' either of two nicknames, one of which is a shortening, like this.Shortening and changing? such ar Richard->Dick? Could the parents have foreseen that the name could've been embarrassing? Oh, yes! Were the curcomstances present at birth? yes. When the name was given? Before the kid went to school? During? After? When the kid had become an adult? The name became a problem when he started to school. By the time he was in his teens, and as an adult, he found a way to get around it.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby GalFisk » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:38 pm

Circumstances: in combination with his last name? With some other name? With something else? Is a physical characteristic of his relevant? A mental characteristic?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby Earnest » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:19 am

can "thanks heaven" be seen as a reference to religiosity? E.g. is the name connected to Christianity? (e.g. initials = God? Holy? others?)

Do the initials refer to name and second name? First and last name? First two letters of the first name? Others?
Do initials save him (i.e. by calling him with initials the name is no more embarrassing)? Charles? Does embarrassment come from: association to a bad word? to a bad person? to a physical characteristic? to retainer/braces? to pimples? to a diminutive (e.g. nicknames ending with y: dicky? ...)?

By the time he was in his teens, and as an adult, he found a way to get around it.--> thanks to his age? thanks to his signature? having a new nickname? Because he avoided to be call in class and hence people did not know his second name? Because of habits that changed with respect to his years inside school? because someone stopped to call like that? does the name adapt to his age? to his being son of someone? relevant that during teen age and adulthood one can drive a car and drink alcohol? avoid calls?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:50 pm

Circumstances: in combination with his last name? No. With some other name? With his given names . With something else? Is a physical characteristic of his relevant? In a broad sense.A mental characteristic? No.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:01 pm

can "thanks heaven" be seen as a reference to religiosity? E.g. is the name connected to Christianity? (e.g. initials = God? Holy? others?) I hadn't thought about this before, but there is a sort of relation to religion. It is pretty remote though, and I would advise you to just ignore it.

Do the initials refer to name and second name? Yes. First and last name? First two letters of the first name? Others?
Do initials save him (i.e. by calling him with initials the name is no more embarrassing)?Yes.Charles?No. Does embarrassment come from: association to a bad word? to a bad person? to a physical characteristic? to retainer/braces? to pimples? to a diminutive (e.g. nicknames ending with y: dicky? ...)? No or n.r. to all.

By the time he was in his teens, and as an adult, he found a way to get around it.--> thanks to his age? thanks to his signature? Yessish.having a new nickname? Yessish. Because he avoided to be call in class and hence people did not know his second name? Because of habits that changed with respect to his years inside school? because someone stopped to call like that? does the name adapt to his age? Relevant in the sense that after a certain age, he could decide what to call himself, so to speak.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby trebor » Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:34 pm

Is one of his names one not typically associated with his gender? Or with being a name at all? Does he share a name with a famous person? Relevant his parentage? Nationality? The time period? Do his names, put together, form a phrase?

Does the embarrassment ensue when his name is written? Spoken? Both?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby Earnest » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:30 am

Relevant in the sense that after a certain age, he could decide what to call himself, so to speak. --> stage name? Does he rap? Did he belong to a group? To a crew? Or maybe he just said the name he has chosen when he introduces himself to someone? Can he do it legally? Business cards relevant? Does he have his initials on it?

Is CJ relevant? (the one of GTA S.Andreas) Did someone else relevantly have his same initials? Did he borrow the nickname from someone famous? Are his initials evocative? Is their pronuntiation/spelling relevant? E.g. KO, OK, IDK, JFK...

Does the previous nickname (the embarrassing one) take part of the name and last name? Was an abbreviation of just the name? of just the last name? was a mix of the initial parts of the two? Of the initial part of the name and the final part of the last name?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:06 pm

Relevant in the sense that after a certain age, he could decide what to call himself, so to speak. --> stage name? Does he rap? Did he belong to a group? All no or n.r. To a crew? Or maybe he just said the name he has chosen when he introduces himself to someone? This is correct.Can he do it legally? Yes, you can call yourself anything you want. Don't know how he signed it on legal documents, like a deed or will, so let's say n.r.Business cards relevant? Does he have his initials on it? On any business cards, he used his initials.

Is CJ relevant? (the one of GTA S.Andreas) Did someone else relevantly have his same initials? Did he borrow the nickname from someone famous? Are his initials evocative? Is their pronuntiation/spelling relevant? E.g. KO, OK, IDK, JFK...No to all.

Does the previous nickname (the embarrassing one) take part of the name and last name? the nickname was not embarassing, ; the real name was. Was an abbreviation of just the name? of just the last name? was a mix of the initial parts of the two? Of the initial part of the name and the final part of the last name? He had a choice of 2 nicknames, one initials, the other an abbreviation - the first syllable of his first name.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby trebor » Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:12 am

I think you missed my questions.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:34 pm

Is one of his names one not typically associated with his gender? YES Or with being a name at all?It is a name.Does he share a name with a famous person? No. Relevant his parentage? No, except he was one of a large family. Nationality? No.The time period? 20th centuryDo his names, put together, form a phrase?No.

Does the embarrassment ensue when his name is written? Spoken? Both It would be both if he had to speak or write them in full, but not if he uses his initials or nickname.
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby GalFisk » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:07 pm

Did the parents intend it to be embarrassing? Did they understand that it was? Is one name a girl's name?
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Re: [klondike mary] what not to name the baby

Postby klondike mary » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:52 pm

Did the parents intend it to be embarrassing? Yope Did they understand that it was? I think they must have realized this, but went ahead anyhow, for other reasons.Is one name a girl's name? YES.

**************SPOILER*********************
Rhonda in my previous puzzle, had an Uncle A.D., also sometimes called Al. Most people think this is short for Albert, Alfred, Alan, or something similar. It is short for Alice!

His mother promised to name a daughter after her sister, Alice Downs. But on the birth of her 5th son, she gave up and called her son by that name, A.D . customarily. When it was necessary to write out the name, as on a contract, he would write 'Al' and a squiggle.
Finally, her 8th child was a girl, Rhonda's mother. This time they didn't have a girl's name picked out but fortunately they had decided on Louis for a name for a boy, so they just added an 'e' and made it Louise.
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