RE: Terminology problem? (take II)

Subject: RE: Terminology problem? (take II)
From: Tom Murrell <trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 08:54:02 -0700 (PDT)


--- Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- vitana -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Okay, how about this:
>
> What your grandmother calls you:

Grandma has passed on, bless her soul, but when she was around she mostly called
everybody "Honey" because she couldn't remember names.

> What your drill sergeant calls you:

Oh I don't think ANYBODY wants to go there. As I recall, the nicest thing he every
called me was "S**t for brains."

> The name your mom used to stick in the middle of the first two when she was
> really mad at you:

You mean, "Get your A** in here right now!"? Seems kinda long.

In following this discussion, am reminded that in Ireland 16 years ago (it might
have changed) when registering at a hotel I was confronted with a form asking me for
my "Christian Name" and my Last Name. I have no idea what Muslims or Hindus, to name
two, did. Perhaps they didn't visit.

=====
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