6243Re: Name Jerry's Baby
- Nov 2, 2002In other words, I should go with "Honky" if it's a boy, and "Richard
Cameron" if it's a girl.
gmw (proud grandson of Hobart Thaddeus Waybright)
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> > Anything else is pretty much fair game. So let's hear some
> > suggestions.
> I think I have pretty much narrowed down the field for you. You'll
> have to choose for yourself which of these to pick. But I think I
> have the winners here.
> If it is a boy,
> I thought of Justus, but then that would sound too much like
> and people might think you're some kind of puritan or something.him,
> So I had temporarily decided on Hadad, but then when you called
> it would sound like you were calling him your dad. So that wouldn'tme
> work, either.
> But I think I have real winners here.
> 1. Hobab (favoured / beloved)
> 2. Maale-akrabbim (because you know well of your own boyhood dreams
> of being able to tell your friends that your name is "Ascent of
> Scorpions" - so c'mon! live that dream thru your child!).
> 3. Tertullian (which I think roughly translates as "Turtle dude")
> I'm just warning everybody upfront though that I've got first dibs
> on "Cameron" - maybe I've gotta dupe some poor girl into marrying
> first, but I still call first dibs. But I'll let you have Renwick,suggestion
> unless you're going for Bible names, in which case Susan's
> of Luke is nice and Noah is cool. Or you could go with thenames
> traditional Hobart Thaddeus, no?
> Now, on the other hand, if it is a girl, I believe the winning
> can be narrowed down to,just
> Besor (Glad news)
> Bethdiblathaim (House of dry figs)
> or possibly
> Zia, just for the euphonic sound of it, but you may want to keep in
> mind that it does mean sweat / swelling.
> I think that's probably about the best I can do for girl's names. I
> haven't got any peculiar methodology for girl's names other than
> finding one that sounds nice (and what could sound nicer than Zia
> Bethdiblathaim, right? "The swelling house of dry figs").
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