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August 24th, 2005

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03:08 pm
The BBC has chosen to remember Bob Moog with an article on names that are rarely pronounced correctly. Hunh.

I suspect that motomuffin, at least, will sympathise.

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Date:August 24th, 2005 07:33 pm (UTC)
Wow. What a great article.

I've said it before and I'll say it again: the best gift my husband ever gave me is his blessedly easy-to-spell, easy-to-pronounce surname. G*d bless him.
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Date:August 24th, 2005 07:42 pm (UTC)
And I left behind my simple name when I married Bill. Now I am able to quickly tell if the person calling is a telemarketer though since they never pronounce our last name correctly.
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Date:August 24th, 2005 08:06 pm (UTC)
Yeah, between you and LisaPat, I dunno who is crazier to give up her maiden name!
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Date:August 24th, 2005 07:48 pm (UTC)

All of my female cousins are married into pronouncable names, too: Sommers, Hall, Goodburn, Felton, and Moon.

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