changed Screen Name
Posted: 30 March 2007 01:57 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I changed my screen name from Fred Herzog (a beloved teacher) to Oecolampadius.  Still not all that opaque, I suppose.  Eliza dared me to use “WordG**k”.

I discovered in the process that when you change your screen name, it changes it in all your posts.  A good idea, I think.

[ Edited: 30 March 2007 02:00 PM by Oecolampadius ]
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Posted: 30 March 2007 10:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I notice that changing a name doesn’t mean it’s changed everywhere.  The old name remains in any text quoted before the name change, even though the name in the original may have been changed.

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Posted: 31 March 2007 08:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I confess that I had to look him up. The name apparently derives from ‘houselamp’. A giver of light then. Most apt, for, by whatever name, you’ve shed light in many obscure places for us.

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Posted: 31 March 2007 02:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Indeed—a most excellent nom de Wordorigins!

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