Re: Translation question
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 6, 2000, 21:41|
Raymond Brown wrote:
> I would guess it was much like traditional
> nicknames in the village where I grew up. There was one guy known as
> "Bumper" - no one new why, except that his father had been nicknamed
> "Bumper" and so had his father before him etc.
When I was young, a close friend of mine was nicknamed "Skeezix", after his
father, after his grandfather, who was named after the main character in the
long-running comic strip "Gasoline Alley" (1921-present).
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