[lg policy] Being a Czech mate can cause women pain and suffix
francis.hult at UTSA.EDU
Mon Jun 29 16:57:04 UTC 2009
Los Angeles Times
Being a Czech mate can cause women pain and suffix
Lucie Kundra is something of a feminist rebel -- not because she wouldn't take her husband's name when they got married last year, but because she did.
She adopted his surname exactly as it was, and in doing so defied centuries of tradition and the wishes of her own mother. That's because she refused to add the customary feminine suffix "ova" at the end, as the Czech language normally dictates; she answers to Lucie Kundra, not Lucie Kundrova.
The three letters were a step too far for the 27-year-old charity worker.
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