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Your name...a thousand overtures!

I picture my night to align with what you say
in the most wretched of ways
I sublet, my space, my apartment
to live next to an anthill i built… 180 more words


How can I find a name so rare, that was only given to five or so babies in 1980?

Post by Daniel Cornwall 4/21/2014

In his example for Social Security Popular Baby Names, Daniel claims you can answer the question “How can I find a name so rare, that was only given to five or so babies in 1980?  150 more words

Worked Examples

5 things for 5 years: the weight of a name

We just celebrated our anniversary this July. I can hardly believe it’s been five years; five full years that feel overflowing with the hard and good, grace and suffering, joy and grief, dreams buried and dreams come true. 1,734 more words

The Story of My Name - Part 1

Maire- pronounced Moyer

Oh the years I have had to contend with an unusual name.

As a child, my main gripe was that I could never find a keyring with my name on it. 460 more words


Another round of This Or That, still with girl names.

OK, so because as I mentioned today, we have a holiday in Poland, let’s have some fun with the new round of this or that I’ve just made up, as always, if you’re willing to participate, just leave me your choices in the comments, and feel free to add your opinions on names if you feel like it, you can also make a response to this post on your own blog if you wish so, and you’ll find my answers and opinions after the list of names. 786 more words


What's in a name?

Everything. Everything starts with the name.

Have you ever asked someone their name and wondered why they had a certain name? Have you ever been shy to tell your name to someone? 496 more words


Question of the day.

Have you ever known anyone who named their child after a place?

My answer:

I must have known some name nerds whodid that, I am sure, but I can’t recall anyone at the moment. 143 more words