It's a Baby! (was Re: Another topic)

minnow at minnow at
Thu Dec 4 10:53:46 EST 2003

Deborah wrote:

>I've been told that as a very young child, I once, when called by the
>wrong name, protested  quite seriously to my father, "No!  My name is
>I-mean-Debbie!"  As in "Linda I-mean-Debbie" or "Michelle

I was summoned for many years with "Max - Mar - Rupe - dashit[myname]" by
my mother.  My two *brothers* were Max and Martin; Rupert was the *dog*!

>-deborah, youngest of three girls, who will kick you in the shins if you
>call her "Debbie"

Minnow, youngest of three but a different sex from the other two and you'd
think a mother ought to be able to tell one of her children is a girl.

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