[Ads-l] sir name

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 19 15:17:10 EDT 2020


Around 1983 or '84, I read an undergraduate theme that discussed "sir
names," if you know what I mean.

Now, from Quora.com:

"Why do Americans name their children with 'sir' names like McKenzie,
Holland, Jackson, etc.?"



JL--
"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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