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BS: Origin of your mudcat handle

11 Aug 06 - 03:16 PM (#1807442)
Subject: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST,LEJ

What's the origin of your mudcat handle ? Is it a pet name, an anagram or a total secret ? Som really great names used by members. My own isn't very exciting. Lee Edward Jenkins


11 Aug 06 - 03:18 PM (#1807443)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST, Topsie

Nickname of William Morris, among his friends.


11 Aug 06 - 03:19 PM (#1807444)
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From: Joe Offer

I didn't like "Joseph" or "Joey."


11 Aug 06 - 03:22 PM (#1807446)
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From: skipy

Recycling!
Skipy


11 Aug 06 - 03:23 PM (#1807448)
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From: Clinton Hammond

What handle?


11 Aug 06 - 03:25 PM (#1807450)
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From: artbrooks

Beats Arthur Chase Brooks III


11 Aug 06 - 03:25 PM (#1807451)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Wesley S

My parents gave me the name. I was named after an uncle of mine. I shortened the last name because people don't always believe you when you tell them your name is Smith.


11 Aug 06 - 03:27 PM (#1807453)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Joe Offer

You got your name from recycling, Skipy? - a peanut butter jar?


11 Aug 06 - 03:29 PM (#1807455)
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From: Divis Sweeney

After a great friend sadly since gone who loved the open air views from the roof of Divis flats Belfast.


11 Aug 06 - 03:31 PM (#1807458)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Bert

Good job you explained that. I had you confused with our Lonesome EJ who sometimes signs as LEJ.


11 Aug 06 - 03:33 PM (#1807459)
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From: Dave the Gnome

I spotted that as well, Bert!

Mine's easy. I am called Dave and I am tall, slim and handsome.

:D (tG)


11 Aug 06 - 03:35 PM (#1807465)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: katlaughing

I am a cat and I laugh...what more can I say?**bg**


11 Aug 06 - 03:36 PM (#1807466)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: gnu

Rather than the long explanation, which may be found on several past threads on this subject... gnu and wildebeeste = Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

On the other handle, Gary Owens was my father's doing... a reference to Garryowen.


11 Aug 06 - 03:37 PM (#1807469)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: skipy

Hi Loe, must be a transatlantic thing, can't see it, or is it the Morland causing a problem?
Regards Skipy.


11 Aug 06 - 03:39 PM (#1807473)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: skipy

Yes, it's the Morland, "Joe" hit the L!
Have got a bandage on my typing finger, small accident at work.
Skipy.


11 Aug 06 - 03:42 PM (#1807480)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Dave the Gnome

Hi Loe? Is that the handle Johnny comes back to?

Possibly something to do with the Morland. Old Speckled Hen by any chance?

:D (tG)


11 Aug 06 - 03:42 PM (#1807481)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Becca72

I went out on a limb with mine...my nickname is Becca and I was born in '72...


11 Aug 06 - 03:49 PM (#1807489)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST,mkebenn

MiKE BENNett


11 Aug 06 - 03:51 PM (#1807494)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: ClaireBear

Well, my first name is Claire. My father called me Claire Bear when I was small. And to clinch the deal, I was working for the Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Pickwick Comic Annual in the late '70s and thought there was something missing from the recreated 19th-c. London streets, so based on the painting on the cover on the 1975 Penguin Book of English Folk Songs (way-too-small picture here), I built myself a bear suit and became the Great Dickens Christmas Bear and Pickwick Comic Animal. (Ask Dave Swan if you don't believe me!) My partner rented me out for waltzes at 25 cents a dance, or 50 cents with the muzzle in place. He had me on a long chain, and whenever anyone wanted to whirl me around in a glorious Vienneze waltz -- and there were a few takers -- he'd have to run in circles around the happy couple in order to keep from entangling us with the chain. It was hilarious.

So there you go.

Topsie -- I was wondering if that was it. I am a lifelong Morris fan and undertook a pilgrimage to put a wreath of wildflowers on his grave a few years ago. That visit to Kelmscot is a jewel-like memory I will treasure until I die.

Claire


11 Aug 06 - 03:55 PM (#1807498)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: harpmolly

Well, my name is Molly, and I play the...er...melodeon? ;)

M


11 Aug 06 - 03:59 PM (#1807502)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: skipy

No, not the hen, just the original.
Wife worked for the brewery for 13 years, until closure, so got lots & lots of cheap ale, usually Hen at 50p per bottle!
Skipy


11 Aug 06 - 04:05 PM (#1807509)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Don Firth

An abbreviated version of what's on my birth certificate:   Donald Richard Firth.

Don Firth


11 Aug 06 - 04:09 PM (#1807513)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: danensis

Mine's the ablative form of "danum",

John


11 Aug 06 - 04:52 PM (#1807541)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST

I don't feel like being a member so I am just a "guest".


11 Aug 06 - 04:56 PM (#1807546)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: skipy

I am the only one that should be allowed to call myself Guest!
Skipy


11 Aug 06 - 04:58 PM (#1807550)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Dave the Gnome

I am Guest!


11 Aug 06 - 05:09 PM (#1807553)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Slag

Nothing exotic. I have a Diablo II character, a barbarian named Slaag Heap. Maybe it does go back to my early days as a welder.


11 Aug 06 - 05:17 PM (#1807564)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Georgiansilver

I have collected Georgian Silver for years as well as other antiques. Also my handle on Ebay.....


11 Aug 06 - 05:19 PM (#1807568)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: skipy

DtG - no I am Guest
Skipy


11 Aug 06 - 06:45 PM (#1807693)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Divis Sweeney

Then we have the one we all know, Guest.
Graciously Undoing Every Sensible Thread.


11 Aug 06 - 06:59 PM (#1807707)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Dave the Gnome

I am Spartacas!


11 Aug 06 - 07:00 PM (#1807708)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Dave the Gnome

I am going to bed!


11 Aug 06 - 07:08 PM (#1807714)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Severn

I am often "second guest", but Severn is my real first name, named after a great grandfather.


11 Aug 06 - 07:11 PM (#1807717)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Janie

Lack of imagination.

Janie


11 Aug 06 - 07:25 PM (#1807723)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Kaleea

It's my Choctaw name-the nickname my family & close friends use, as opposed to my legal name which my mother did not choose. My father bent to his family's demand to name me after my great aunt, so he filled out the name for birth certificate purposes & signed his & my mother's names to the hospital form. My mother is still mad about it.
There's more than you wanted to know.


11 Aug 06 - 07:41 PM (#1807744)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST,Blind DRunk in Blind River

Oh, this is really tough, eH? Whaddya think?

- Shane


11 Aug 06 - 08:51 PM (#1807786)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: mack/misophist

This has been done before but here's a shorter form of the answer. Mack's my name. Misophist meqns 'thought-hater'.


11 Aug 06 - 09:19 PM (#1807799)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: John on the Sunset Coast

Let's see:
My name IS John
I live in California
The SUN SETS into thePacific Ocean off the California COAST
(well thats true too for Oregon, Washington, Baja California, but I live in California...did I say that?)
I could be John on the Left Coast, but that's too political, and I'm more right than left anyway.
Then, again, I could be from Ghana and be on the left coast of Africa.
Or I could be from Wales, on the left coast of Britain, however am from California.
But you know that because I told you that three times before.
I could be John on the Sunrise Coast if I lived in, say New Jersey or I could be John on the Sonrise Coast if I were a Born Again Christian (but I'm not).
Well, I think I've flogged this post to death. ;>]


11 Aug 06 - 09:45 PM (#1807812)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: catspaw49

I took all the possible combinations of the Gettysburg Address and after 49 attempts came up with "catspaw." Later I found out the acual Gettysburg address was 945 Pickett Lane, Gettysburtg, PA..... but I was stuck with catspaw. This was way back in '98. Another member at that time who is also still around called himself "The Shambles" and I later learned this was slang for "broke-dick, pain in the ass, mook."

Now the site owner here has a really creative handle. His name is Max Spiegel and his handle is Max. Really cool huh? See, though what you don't know is that Max is an American Indian word meaning "guy who gets kicked in the balls by Spaw".......either that or "River of Death." But then again all Indian words seem to translate into "River of Death."

You probably noticed that I wasn't to PC there with the "American Indian" reference but we've run a load of threads about that very subject and we never reach any agreement, so I gave up. If you hear I've been found with a tomahawk in my skull, well, you figure it out.

We've run about 97 of these threads in the past 8 years so I hope ypou didn't mind me fuckin' around some with this one......All except for the part about Shambles which is true, at least to the best of my knowledge......although I could well be wrong, in which case I apologize.....a little..............

Spaw


11 Aug 06 - 09:51 PM (#1807817)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Azizi

'Azizi' is a Kiswahili name that means "rare & precious", or at least so I was told by the male friend who gave me this name when I was 20 years old.

I've used this name as my first name ever since.

I've been told that the Arabic version of this name "Aziza" means "powerful" and "dear". And those meanings work for me too.

:o)


11 Aug 06 - 09:56 PM (#1807820)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Don Firth

LOL!

Thanks, Spaw! It's nice when you come along and set these things into their proper context.

Don Firth


11 Aug 06 - 11:58 PM (#1807862)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Mudlark

Potter + singer...seemed a natural.


12 Aug 06 - 12:27 AM (#1807874)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Little Hawk

Oh, my. I hope, Spaw, that all the people you have deeply offended with those thoughtless comments just hound you and pester you about it unmercifully until you can't bear to go on anymore and do yourself in by eating too many nachos, followed by a wild ride down the River of Death, at the end of which you will have your sorry ass kicked into oblivion by a mob of the aforesaid offended people whom you have, no doubt, deeply offended. Yes, indeedy. You're in deep shit now, man.


12 Aug 06 - 01:21 AM (#1807894)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Fooles Troupe

The Fooles Troupe


12 Aug 06 - 01:25 AM (#1807897)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Fooles Troupe

John on the Sunset Coast

I thought you lived in Weatern Australia on the Sunset Coast!


12 Aug 06 - 01:30 AM (#1807900)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Slag

Mudlark, have you ever heard the phrase, "In Hell the mad lark sings"? Anyone? I don't know the origin and I don't think I'm really creative enough to have invented it myself.


12 Aug 06 - 06:26 AM (#1807996)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Liz the Squeak

No worries Spaw, they probably just want to bury the hatchet....

LTS


12 Aug 06 - 10:39 AM (#1808099)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: John on the Sunset Coast

Is that an invitation, Foolstroupe? Forgive my ignorance, but is there much there?


12 Aug 06 - 11:00 AM (#1808109)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: jacqui.c

Same as Janie - no imagination. My first name is Jacqui and my surname when I joined Mudcat was Clark....


12 Aug 06 - 12:22 PM (#1808139)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Deckman

I've been a builder most of my life. For the last 15 years, or so, I've specialized in building decks and all kinds of garden structures. My business name is "THE DECKMAN." You might get a kick out of my business slogan: "YOU SHOULD SEE WHAT I SAW! Cheers, Bob Nelson


12 Aug 06 - 12:32 PM (#1808145)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Crane Driver

I never believe in being informative if I can be confusing, so -

Do I operate heavy lifting machinery? No.

Do I round up long-legged birds? No. (Not now I'm married!)

So, what is it?

It's a clue, that's what it is.

Andrew


12 Aug 06 - 03:01 PM (#1808219)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: fat B****rd

I've been called one.
Alexei Sayle article "Return of the Fat Bastard"
I like it
All The Best from Charlie Stenger.


12 Aug 06 - 04:18 PM (#1808263)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Mudlark

Slag...That phrase doesn't ring any bells, but on the other hand, if you DID originate it, I'd like to read some of your writing! I think it will stay with me for a while...


12 Aug 06 - 05:42 PM (#1808319)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Sandman

andrew plays a crane duet concertina.


12 Aug 06 - 05:46 PM (#1808322)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Dave the Gnome

and Dick looks like he should be selling fish fingers!

(It wasn't REALY you was it?)

:D (tG)


12 Aug 06 - 05:50 PM (#1808326)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Sandman

well I found out that I was called Captain Birdseye behind my back.I must say I dislike fish fingers, But any donations of wild salmon or caviar would be appreciated.apparantly I look a bit like the Captain, Anyway he seems jolly, so I figured their could be worse nicknames..


12 Aug 06 - 08:32 PM (#1808432)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Cool Beans

My daughter used to say "Cool Beans" a lot when she was 14, which is when I first signed on to Mudcat. Now she's 21. It means "good, really good." I use the same handle on Talkin' Broadway.
Best,
Marty


12 Aug 06 - 10:43 PM (#1808491)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Troll

A young lady on whom I had improper designs told me that she could never get serious with someone who had the disposition of a troll with a toothache.
This in the mid-sixties and the Lord of the Rings had just come out paperback, hence the troll reference.
We got married two years later but the troll thing stuck. Troll was my handle in the days of CB radio and simply carried it over to the internet.

troll


13 Aug 06 - 03:59 AM (#1808578)
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From: Sandra in Sydney

I work in a Federal Government agency & introduce my self to interstate colleagues as

Sandra in Sydney

but I won't change my Mudcat name when I retire in February!!


13 Aug 06 - 04:47 AM (#1808594)
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From: scouse

Well,I come from Liverpool,what else could I call m'self..??
As Aye,
Phil.


13 Aug 06 - 06:07 AM (#1808623)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST

Thank God it's not Sidney in Sandra !


13 Aug 06 - 06:34 AM (#1808633)
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From: GUEST,Sapper in Saltburn Cybercafe

Sapper? I was one for 11½ years; 82? Last two.


13 Aug 06 - 08:48 AM (#1808691)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Fooles Troupe

http://www.sunsetcoast.com.au/


13 Aug 06 - 10:51 AM (#1808739)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: GUEST,Scarecrow

"Scarecrow" is a song by Syd Barrett, who had more musical influence on me than almost anyone else. RIP Roger Barrett, and thanks.


13 Aug 06 - 12:19 PM (#1808801)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Michael in Swansea

My name is Michael and I live in Swansea South Wales. Boring.


13 Aug 06 - 02:17 PM (#1808893)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Bagpuss

Most americans think my name is something vile, but the Brits know I am just a saggy old cloth cat; baggy and a bit loose at the seams...


13 Aug 06 - 02:33 PM (#1808909)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Severn

Troll, your lady wasn't Ancient Yultide Carol, was she?


13 Aug 06 - 04:56 PM (#1809010)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: JennyO

My Christian name and the first letter of my surname - original huh? Most of my friends call me JennyO anyway, including a lot who don't know me from Mudcat.

Handles? We don't need no steenkin' handles....


14 Aug 06 - 12:23 AM (#1809260)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: The Fooles Troupe

Love Handles!


14 Aug 06 - 09:47 AM (#1809453)
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From: Geoff the Duck

I had a handle but it fell off...
Quack!
GtD.


14 Aug 06 - 11:40 AM (#1809523)
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From: Dave (the ancient mariner)

When a shipmate saw an entry in my second dischage book, SS Golden Hind, he said "wow Dave you really are the ancient mariner" ;-)


14 Aug 06 - 12:55 PM (#1809571)
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From: fogie

I thought it would be nicer than Fogey -as in old fogey. here I rest,sitting behind a mahogony desk with my three piece tweed suit(buttoned trousers of course), while the spiders weave webs in the darkness of my oak panelled study. I note from my pocket watch that it is soon time to have my milk and whisky, and settle down to read the Times, before retiring to my four poster, that has been neatly turned down by my valet! Strange- he doesnt turn down much else I note. Wish they'd spell it with a capital F!


14 Aug 06 - 04:31 PM (#1809755)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Raedwulf

Rędwulf - Rede + wolf - Wolf Counsel

"Cunning" really is my middle name.

(The modern version is Ralph, after my maternal g/f. The full name translates as "The god-like cunning son of the mighty army" & explains 3 of the 6 names that currently belong to me)


14 Aug 06 - 07:28 PM (#1809913)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: catspaw49

That's fascinating.......I always thought Raedwulf meant "sillyass who lost American Express card in Abu Dhabi." I'm glad to be wrong about that, but are you sure?

Spaw


14 Aug 06 - 08:10 PM (#1809930)
Subject: RE: BS: Origin of your mudcat handle
From: Joybell

My family (my mother, my father, and my father's wife) were shunned by my father's sister. Her daughter - my cousin, found out about my birth but was never allowed to meet me. (she was 11 when I was born) She wrote "Joybell's birthday" in her birthday book. It took her 56 years to find me but she still had the old birthday book. I liked the nickname.
Cheers, Joy


14 Aug 06 - 08:21 PM (#1809937)
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From: Rockhen

Rockhen as opposed to Rock chick (am FAR too old...)
Folk hen didn't sound that good if you said it fast, and folkysortof bluesyrockypiano-yhen just didn't work...
Hey you never get any warning...'they' just say ...write your'nickname' and you have to just write-it-straight-away-and-then feel-a wally-and-wish-you-had-thought-of-something-really-deep-or intelligent-before you had that extra glass of vino...


15 Aug 06 - 02:39 AM (#1810105)
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From: cptsnapper

I was in a group & apparently had a reputation for being slightly tetchy especially in the morning!


15 Aug 06 - 06:28 AM (#1810184)
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From: GUEST,jOhn from Hull

I can,t remember.


15 Aug 06 - 07:06 AM (#1810206)
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From: Janie

Hi Joybell! I been wonderin' where you were. Maybe we've just been on different threads. Happy early spring.

Janie


15 Aug 06 - 02:41 PM (#1810481)
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From: Raedwulf

Spaw,

Never had an AmEx, never been to Abu Dhabi. I'd think of something witty to round it off, but you really aren't worth the effort, dahlink! (miaow)

R


15 Aug 06 - 04:39 PM (#1810551)
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From: Bat Goddess

I think we still have a nursery colony of Little Brown Bats under our roof. Before we stuffed up the opening in the front of the house (forcing them to use the opening on the opposite side of the house, the side with the very uneven slope making lousy footing for a tall ladder), they lived above the bedroom. The "adolescents" would go out on their own around the first week in July (here in New Hampshire, at least, get confused and sometimes end up in the bedroom. Now they live above the guest room, I think. I should probably put the little ceramic "bat room" bat-shaped plaque on the guest room door, but that might REALLY confuse guests as the BATH room is just to the left.

And I LIKE bats...

Linn


15 Aug 06 - 07:24 PM (#1810682)
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From: Joybell

Thank you Janie. And a happy early Fall to you. Been off smelling the Tree Violets and the wattle. Cheers, Joy


15 Aug 06 - 08:28 PM (#1810723)
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From: GUEST,Desdemona

Longstanding love for/association with all things early modern generally and Shakespearean particularly; plus I used to have an insanely and unjustly jealous partner!

~D


15 Aug 06 - 11:50 PM (#1810829)
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From: katlaughing

fogie...love your writing!!


16 Aug 06 - 09:30 AM (#1811111)
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From: JennyO

the BATH room is just to the left.

No no NO Bat Goddess! That can't be. Everybody knows that "there is a bathroom to the right" :-)


16 Aug 06 - 11:56 AM (#1811227)
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From: Lonesome EJ

Lee

To paraphrase Sandy Denny "we'll meet on the 'LEJ'". Plenty of room for two. Though usually when somebody has referred to me by the LEJ monicker it gets pronounced "Leige" for some reason, giving it a medieval spin.

Last year at the Getaway, I was called Leige and Ernie as well as the full Lonesome EJ. I woke up with a grin when Amos pulled his car up at 5:30 am in front of my cabin for the returning airport ride,leaned into the dark room, and intoned in a quiet and somber voice "Lonesome?"

LEJ (also)


16 Aug 06 - 12:20 PM (#1811253)
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From: Scoville

Sayers & Scoville Hearse Co.

(I'm a vintage car nut with a slightly morbid sense of humor, and I'd just gotten back from the Museum of Funeral History, which I highly recommend if you ever find yourself in the North Houston vicinity.)

I also once knew a horse named Scoville (because he was black and worked part-time pulling an antique hearse at reenactments . . . ).


16 Aug 06 - 02:15 PM (#1811394)
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From: Rusty Dobro

That's who I am 'cos that's what I play!


16 Aug 06 - 06:41 PM (#1811650)
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From: The Vulgar Boatman

'Cos I live and work on the inland waterways. (No sh*t Sherlock)


16 Aug 06 - 06:58 PM (#1811660)
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From: ella_tall

As a belated introduction:

My name is Helen (and if you've ever seen a British guy called something like "Pat Whistler" on this site, I'm his daughter FYI), but Helen is a sucky name, and I get called everything from Nell to Hen.

Oh yes, and I'm tall. Very tall. 'Tall' is almost an understatement. However, it's good for playing the 'cello.


17 Aug 06 - 09:21 AM (#1812224)
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From: snarky

because that's my bottom nature. PCer's expect me to be sunshine and light but that's a load of crap! The world is a dark place! Face it, you wingers!


17 Aug 06 - 02:27 PM (#1812407)
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From: Ebbie

"I woke up with a grin when Amos pulled his car up at 5:30 am in front of my cabin for the returning airport ride,leaned into the dark room, and intoned in a quiet and somber voice "Lonesome?"

hahahah I would never have guessed it, Amos!


E B, also from the Sunset Coast


17 Aug 06 - 03:14 PM (#1812437)
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From: Raedwulf

Helen has always been one of my favourite feminine names, actually. There again, I hated Ralph before I hit my teens (Happy Days & Ralph Malph were on TV in the UK at the time). Then I found out what it meant & why it was one of my names. Liked it ever since, though I still prefer my chosen variants!

Different perspectives, I guess...


29 Aug 06 - 09:06 AM (#1821588)
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From: moongoddess

My name Diana means Goddess of the Moon. It is a better handle than using what my uncle used to call me - "Moose"!