Names

Kyla Tornheim kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Sun Oct 8 23:57:39 EDT 2000


On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Robyn Starkey wrote:
> My daughter's name is Xanthe (and her surname is Petherick, so maybe she is 
I have a friend named Xanthi whose real name is Cynthia. She started going
by Xanthi (which is actually the name of her uncle's dog--shades of
Indiana Jones?) when she came to college as a preemptive strike against
people calling her Cindy, which just Wouldn't Work. It's a very cool name.

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