[DWJ] Re: In which I satisfy the curious (I hope!)

Colin Fine colin at kindness.demon.co.uk
Thu Sep 21 16:44:52 EDT 2006


HSchinske at aol.com wrote:
>  
> In a message dated 9/20/2006 7:17:16 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, Otter  
> writes, re the name Candida:
>
> This is  a nice name, but is also a common yeast infection.
> You can't name a girl  after a yeast infection.
>
>
> Which reminds me of the price sign I saw in a store the other day, by a  
> display of little girls' undies: the brand was Fun Gal, and the price sign had  
> turned it into Fungal.
>  
> I am not making this up.
>  
> Helen Schinske (still groaning about Minnow's connection of the names Mavis  
> and Candida -- another combo for terrible  twins?)
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This reminds me of a brand of electronic musical instruments that used 
to exist. There was a shop near us in Cambridge advertising
'Belton Organs'.

Colin



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