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unusual eke name
Posted: 10 July 2013 10:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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The inside story here is that the term “nickname” comes from the phrase “an eke name,” or in modern English, “an also name.”

Thanks for that, and I did see it earlier, but thought I’d ask because vb had used the phrase in the thread title so maybe it was current in his neck of the woods.  Obviously not.

[ Edited: 10 July 2013 11:07 AM by ElizaD ]
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Posted: 10 July 2013 11:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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Actually, I’m the one who missed Dave’s earlier explanation. Thanks for clearing it up.

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