Post by Mike Post by LFS Post by Btms
Told son yesterday I had favoured Louis as his second name. He was
“It’s a poof’s name!” He exclaimed somewhat aggressively.
wanted three syllables and not too long. However, I did think you risked
being called Louise.” After he calmed down, he said: “Well nobody knows
anyone’s middle name”. Said son went to Sandhurst and I am SO glad we
didn’t settle on Louis.
At university I knew a chap called Louis Pong.
Would I be right in guessing he was an oriental gentleman? We had some
of those at school, and they usually adopted an English name, I think
partly for _our_ convenience: but the names they chose tended to be
_slightly_ old-fashioned, such as Arthur.
Post by Mike
A rose by any other name....
Reflex response (I did that for O level): act II scene 2. Comes straight
after (arguably is part of) the most famous quote (the one where most
people misunderstand the third word).
J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/<1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)***@T+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf
No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical. -Niels Bohr, physicist