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To: Tax-chick

It gets stranger. I was checking the etymology of Delores, and as I was suspecting, it is just a variant. However, some of the other variants were not suspected.

VARIANTS: Delora, Deloris, Dolores
DIMINUTIVES: Dollie, Dolly
OTHER LANGUAGES: Dolores, Lola, Lolita


11 posted on 08/16/2013 11:22:30 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Many nicknames in Spanish-derived cultures go back to Marian titles. “Lola” is a good example.


12 posted on 08/16/2013 12:05:35 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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