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Thread #99077   Message #2209691
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
06-Dec-07 - 04:09 AM
Thread Name: BS: Were you named after anyone?
Subject: RE: BS: Were you named after anyone?
My father wanted to call m Alec, after Alec bedser - a famous cricketer. My mother disagreed, she said everyone would call me 'Smart Alec'. 'Alan' was the compromise.

PS Thats a lovely story SharonA!