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The Meaning of Lila by John Forgetta and L.A. Rose for August 28, 2012

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    Randy B Premium Member over 7 years ago

    She should be sparring with whoever can match her skill and stamina levels.

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    Rod Gonzalez  over 7 years ago

    Didn’t her name give that fact away?

    That guy’s a moron.

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    Ottodesu  over 7 years ago

    I know of a boy named Sue …Seriously, the former head of the Australian Olympic Committee was a beefy middle-aged bloke by the name of Judy Patching.Nowadays names and spelling can be all over the place.

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    Bob. Premium Member over 7 years ago

    My step-mother-in-law had a sister named Jim

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    JWF Premium Member over 7 years ago

    @Eldo. “Mayfield,” I love it. And you’re probably right!!!!

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    JWF Premium Member over 7 years ago

    And so true, Original Josh!

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    T_Lexi  over 7 years ago

    John Wayne’s real name was Marion. Other than Anakin, Annie could also be short for Ansel, Ansley, Anton, Anthony, Anderson, Andrew…

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    ossiningaling  over 7 years ago

    He obviously doesn’t know Annie either.

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    hippogriff  over 7 years ago

    Not to mention Connie Mack, Rosie Greer, Babe Ruth, Doris Miller; Lafayette had Marie as one of his many names.

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    jeffbacon12357  over 7 years ago

    Woody Allen – Purple Rose of Cairo. One of the characters revolts and walks off the screen into the arms of a lonely woman.

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    Comic Minister  over 7 years ago

    Neither have we Lila.

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    acdhtd  over 7 years ago
    T Lexie….Marion : (male). Marian: (female)
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    John Lamb Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Irritate her mother more and he will find out who has the stronger killer instinct.

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    Cartoonacy  over 7 years ago

    That’s beside the point. We already agree that “Annie” is usually a short version of a female name, but T_Lexi is listing the male names that could reasonably be shortened to “Annie.”

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    Josh Lyons Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Or another actor named Leslie Nielsen? (“and don’t call me ‘Shirley’!”)

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    rhmaustin  over 7 years ago

    I thought Annie was adopted, in which case it would make no sense to meet Lila’s mother. Or am I totally confused?

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    K M  over 7 years ago

    And as I recall, “Ashley” (in all its variants), “Evelyn,” and “Shirley” were all male given names at some point or other. After all, “Ashley” was a guy in Gone With the Wind; Evelyn Waugh was a male writer; and Maury Povich’s dad Shirley Povich was a sportswriter for the Washington Post.

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