s someone who loves exploring foreign languages, I like having a name that could be directly translated in any language. It's my way of accepting different cultures, embracing them, and attempting to blend in.
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The most popular names given to babies in England and Wales have been revealed, and some unusual names have made an appearance
The young policeman stared at me. 'Are you married or not?' he demanded. The irritation in his tone was catching and my own voice was a tad prickly as I told him that was none of his business.
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It is astonishing how many people do not know what their name means. It is not because they lack intelligence, but because English is a language with so many foreign roots that we have often lost touch with the origins of words. So whereas 'Myrtle' or 'Lilly' obviously refer to plants and flowers, many others are much less clear.
The nuptials are impending and soon I must choose a moniker. Or not. My fiance and I are in the middle of 'Simpson VS Froude: The 2012 surname showdown' ahead of our wedding this July.