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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). -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@...> no more / no less || to do / all things || with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein