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Baby names reveal parents' political ideology
Fox ^ | 6/7/13 | Stephanie Pappas

Posted on 06/07/2013 4:13:47 PM PDT by workerbee

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To: RegulatorCountry
Roxanne is a family name, too, going back generations, but The Police might have ruined that lovely old name.

Still widely used in Russia and Ukraine, only as "Oksana".

101 posted on 06/07/2013 10:03:23 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: combat_boots

I once met a Nimrod.


102 posted on 06/07/2013 10:20:57 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: workerbee

Someone wanna tell Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson they have wimpy names?


103 posted on 06/08/2013 1:52:49 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Drew68
No Russian or Ukrainian in any of my lines, a few who may have had some Eastern European influence way back, fifteenth century, they were Moravian but were from Alsace, the Black Forest, Canton Basel and the Rhineland Palatinate.

That's not where Roxanne came from though, it appears to have come from Ireland. Surname Neal, and surname James before that. Ol’ Jesse had a few in his line himself, he was a very distant cousin.

104 posted on 06/08/2013 3:47:17 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: BobL
I had long wanted a certain make and model of car, and had been casually looking for two years for a nice well-kept one still under warranty. Finally found it, negotiated a price, had an independent shop check it out, everything looked good. So I booked a one way cheap flight to Boston, the dealer picked me up and we drove to Manchester, NH. I bought the car and drove it home to NC. Very happy with it.

The car had come to NH by way of California with the original owner. The woman who bought it new was named Sunshine Goodmorning. I still get a whiff of patchouli in the car on hot days, lol.

105 posted on 06/08/2013 4:02:18 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: combat_boots
I've always been partial to Jebediah. If I ever had to go into witness protection, I would choose that as a first name.

CC

106 posted on 06/08/2013 4:17:09 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Viennacon
My 100% Irish grandmother was named Anastacia after the saints day that she was born. She was premature and not expected to live, and they named her after the feast of the saint on her birthday. Needless to say she lived. Everyone called her Stacy.

CC

107 posted on 06/08/2013 4:23:17 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Windflier

Hi Windflier, hope you’re doing well.

Yes, it is a little odd. I don’t understand why people—particularly mothers—do such things. It’s a recipe for confusion and other problems later on in life.

In my case, my father wanted to name me after himself and my mother objected strenuously. So, there was a compromise. I got two distinctly different names but they had the same initials as my dad. Thank goodness!


108 posted on 06/08/2013 5:18:14 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: RegulatorCountry

“The woman who bought it new was named Sunshine Goodmorning. I still get a whiff of patchouli in the car on hot days, lol.”

Hmmm, I wonder if she’s related to this guy:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodluck_Jonathan


109 posted on 06/08/2013 6:13:44 AM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: Rodamala

Esther is a beautiful name. I do not care for Bertha, though.

Full disclosure: My paternal grandmother was an Esther. :)


110 posted on 06/08/2013 6:14:31 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: OldPossum
I got two distinctly different names but they had the same initials as my dad. Thank goodness!

Lucky you. My dad got saddled with his mother's maiden name. I'm pretty sure he's the only living person sporting that moniker. It's so unwieldy that the family has called him by his nickname his whole life.

111 posted on 06/08/2013 9:32:38 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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