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Thread #136762   Message #3126718
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
02-Apr-11 - 01:21 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: On having two first names
Subject: RE: Folklore: On having two first names
Thanks for the story about the bootheel of Missouri, Tony. I'd never heard of that custom before.

Yorkshireman, I believe every word you say, of course. No doubt your father could make it clear whom he was addressing within the confines of the home. Nonetheless, it must have been hell to run the school system in your home town.