OT Naming things (was Metrical Stress, Feet, et al....)
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 11, 2004, 7:18|
> I "feel" absolutely no compunction or good reason
> to personalise or anthropomorphise a computer.
>...or any other object.
Neither do I, and <opinion!!> find it a rather whimsical practice. I have
enough trouble coming up with names for cats...
My sister and her then-husband called their car "The Wombat". I can't
Friends termed one of my cars long ago "The Funeral Car", another one "The
White Heap". I did call one "The Gas Chamber", but that's not the same as
calling them Ernie or Maude.