[DWJ] Re: Baby names

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Thu Sep 21 05:07:10 EDT 2006


On Thu, 21 Sep 2006, Jon Noble wrote:

> I have to mention a book to which I think I have
> referred in the past. "Favourite names for boys &
> girls" by Patrick Cook

Is that the one that claims 'Barbara' derives from the Greek
"Barbarabarabara", meaning "faulty starter motor"?


Paul
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