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16499Re: Spelling of my name

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  • amiak27
    Jul 29 5:44 PM
      With luck your family will marry into a Hawaiian family. They have
      a surplus of vowels & you could create just about any last name you
      chose!

      Ron

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, William F Brna <wfbrna@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > If you think that you have problems spelling your name, try
      Brna. I
      > have had e's, i's, u's, even apostrophes, included.
      >
      > William F. Brna
      >
      > On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 17:01:38 -0000 "raybravo2000" <colinvv@...>
      > writes:
      > OK, Varga, when I was about 10 years old my father and I went to
      get his
      > car which was
      > being worked on at the dealer. I think we waited about 30 min.
      while the
      > manager tried to
      > find the paper work. I remember him walking all around the shop
      asking
      > all the
      > mechanics, looking high & low, saying the name out loud, and then
      > checking everything
      > twice. My father suggested it might be filed under "B"arga, and it
      was
      > right there. I think
      > this was the second time they did this, and apparently a common
      mistake.
      > I too have had
      > problems especially when spelling my name over the phone so I
      always say
      > "V" as in Victor
      > A R G A.
      >
      > Also, Colin, I had a S. Korean housemate who learned English from
      our
      > other housemate
      > who was from Boston and had a thick Boston accent. One time Chung
      had to
      > address a
      > letter to me and he spelled my name in Boston phonetics, "C A R L
      Y N N
      > E".
      >
      > Colin
      >
      > --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Vladimir Bohinc" <konekta@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Today, for the fist time in my life, I ordered "Classic Love
      Songs from
      > the 50 ties"
      > collection for my wife's birthday. I made it on the phone.
      > > I spelled my name in several ways ( the guy was czech), also like
      > Bertha Otto Heinrich
      > Ida Nordpol Caesar , as it is usual with german speaking
      countries. So he
      > got is written
      > down right. After a short chat he then said:" Ok, Mr.Bohnic, thank
      you
      > very much for your
      > order."
      > > See, what is chasing me?:-)
      > > Vladimir
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
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