Thursday, February 23, 2006

You know, people just don't name their daughters 'Bertha' any more. Why is that?

5 comments:

Michael Turton said...

Friday. 7 pm. The Big Board + a friend of mine + my son.

Michael

Anonymous said...

The same reason they don't use the name "Hortence" any longer.
Later...
Old Fart in Huntington Beach

Angus said...

Same reason nobody uses "Angus". Look what THAT does to someone. Jeez.

Kent said...

My wife wouldn't even let me name my dachshund Gretchen.

There is obviously widespread prejudice against vaguely overweight-sounding Germanic women's names.

Robin said...

I predict "Brunhilda" will see a revival in a decade or two.