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Re: Syllable structure of names

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Monday, September 1, 2003, 8:52
Staving John Cowan:

>I think that reasoning is sound. But your name is straightforward: >"black lea".
Plausible etymology - there is a place (now a suburb of Manchester) called something like Blakley, which is the likely origin. Now guess how many bariants of spelling and pronunciation there are. Pete