Names, Was: Hexwood's Goon

Sally Odgers sodgers at
Mon Mar 11 19:11:32 EST 2002

> old-fashioned name - and is also unpopular because in British and
> American fiction, it's a common name for the Token Irish Character.

It wouldn't have been tokenism in my case. My grandmother Mary was daughter
to Bridget (Smith) Bellchambers. So Bridget was my great grandmother's name.
It's "Young' here because it's been out of favour for a couple of
generations. Like Emily, Amelie and Sarah and Matilda.


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