Hexwood's Goon

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Mar 10 14:18:43 EST 2002

At 18:08 10/03/2002 +0000, you wrote:
>Oh, it was me who liked that as a name, and I still do.  I can see how it
>would be unfair to the child--but it's such a nifty name and such a great
>character to be named after!  (I've occasionally wished to know somebody
>called Howell just so I could call he/she/it Howl, but that would probably
>be too much to live up to)  My children, if I ever have any, are going to
>have, um, interesting (my mother says Horrible) names anyway, like
>Fortitude and Dopey <g>--it's a running joke among some of my friends that
>I'm going to have seven children and either a)name them all Fortitude or
>b)have all their first names be the seven deadly virtues (Faith, Hope,
>Charity, Prudence, Justice, Temperence, and Fortitude) and the middle
>names be after the seven dwarves (Dopey, Sleepy, Happy, Bashful, Doc,
>Sneezy, and Grumpy).  I think an Awful or two might fit right in.

My family had a running joke that my firstborn would be called Broccoli 
(works for a boy or a girl, can abbreviate it to Broc or collie) and the 
others would also have vegetable names. My brother started this, so now the 
joke has shifted to him. His girlfriend is kind of playing along, too.


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