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Posts Tagged ‘Names

The name has it

September 28, 2015

Looking over a delegate list for a course I was running last week, I spotted someone with a very unusual surname. This also happened to be the surname of Neil, a guy I knew for a while way back in the early 80’s. I asked the woman whether she was in any way related to […]

What’s in a name?

November 3, 2014

Names fascinate me. We can all think of people we know or in the public arena who have names that couldn’t better suit their profession. My first bank manager was named Ransom. I think it fun that one of the gardening experts on Radio 4 is called Bob Flowerdew. I wonder whether names help determine […]