Aunty Acid by Ged Backland for February 26, 2020


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    Meh~tdology, fka Pepelaputr   5 months ago

    My own mom would do that, although for some reason she’d name her three sons out of order, resulting in my name ending up last instead of second.

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    jmworacle  5 months ago

    Or they would “roll call” it.

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    A Common 'tator  5 months ago

    I’d usually be named after the cat and the dog…

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    Airbender  5 months ago

    Mom didn’t yell, but whenever she spoke to me, she called me “Michael”, my brother’s name. She never got mine right on the first try. I guess after having 8 kids, she just couldn’t keep us all straight in her head.

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    Lady loves a joke  5 months ago

    I guess lots and lots of moms do this! Great comments!

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    MoeJoe  5 months ago

    Not just every mother… Every father as well!

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    dflak  5 months ago

    My mother-in-law had three daughters: Maureen, Kathleen and Margret … and a child called Maur-Kat-Marg. Margret really got upset when her mom called the dog before her.

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    Marvin Premium Member 5 months ago

    Name them all the same Aunty.

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    The1andOnlyTigger  5 months ago

    LOL! My mother did that too, and added a couple of my younger aunts to the mix!

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    Rockaway, NY  5 months ago

    Our dad would also run through both our dogs’ names.

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    anomalous4  5 months ago

    My mom’s best friend in grade school was one of 10 kids in her family, & her mom would run down the list: “Jim John Boyd COLLEEN!!!

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    WCraft Premium Member 5 months ago

    Had a buddy who had 3 other brothers. The mother would shout all of their names when she was upset with one of them!

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    Julie478 Premium Member 5 months ago

    My mom would, also, do it. My brother’s names were Jay and Jimmy. With all of our names starting with the letter J, she called roll as well.

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    cuzinron47  5 months ago

    In all this time I thought my name was dammit.

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    Plods with ... Premium Member 5 months ago

    3 kids, 2 cats and 6 cockatiels with starting letter S.

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    BHALL77801  5 months ago

    The same thing happens with me and my dogs…

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    bakana  5 months ago

    Forget it. All of You, Line Up for Punishment.

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    Phanakapan  5 months ago

    Our Sunday School teacher had six boys. Ralph was the youngest and was around our age. By the time his mother got to “Ralph” he was nowhere to be seen.

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    Charlie Tuba  5 months ago

    Sometimes my mother went through all three of my sisters’ names before she got to the right one: Becky, Jenny and Gretchen. She never made that mistake with me, because I have no brothers.

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    Saucy1121 Premium Member 5 months ago

    As an only child, I got called the dog’s name.

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    rekam Premium Member 5 months ago

    Our mom would say all the names of men or boys she knew until she’d hit the right one for my brother.

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    rbluecat  5 months ago

    My cousin and I are ‘onlies’. Our grandmother would get us mixed up. Now my mother gets us mixed up. Sigh.

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    LrdSlvrhnd  4 months ago

    For years I was convinced that my Nana actually thought my name was “Ken-mike-jeff-kiersten-paul-kevin”, going through my dad, uncle, uncle-by-marriage, and two cousins (one the wrong gender and both younger) before finally getting to my name. Never quite was sure how Jeff got in the mix.

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