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