"Upset" & other nomenological phenomena
sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Nov 17 00:37:37 UTC 2002
>>My father was born & christened Sherlock (after his grandfather,
>>S.A.Bronson) in 1878, some years before Conan Doyle created his character.
>>Sherlock Holmes's iconic stature has since rendered "Sherlock" virtually
>>out-of-bounds as a given name. I've never encountered another Sherlock.
>>I suppose there are other examples of this sort of thing, but I can't think
>>of any, offhand, in the English-speaking world.
>Well, Jesus is pretty unusual as a given name in the English-speaking
>(but not Spanish-speaking) world.
Um. Not quite a parallel!
N. Bangor NY
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