[APG Public List] Need help recalling term

Rondina Muncy rondina.muncy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 13:22:09 MDT 2009


Looking at the _Chicago Manuel of Style_ ( 15th Ed.), 18.35 they are
referring to it as a "parenthetical tag' or "parenthetical identifications."
Although their examples are exactly what you are talking about, I'm not sure
if these are the terms you are looking for.

Rondina
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On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Catherine Desmarais <
stonehouseresearch at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am drawing a blank on a word, and can't come up with enough of a
> definition for Google to help me. I am hoping someone on this list can fill
> in this "senior moment" for me. What is the term that refers to a qualifier
> being placed after a man's name to distinguish him from another man of the
> same name in a tax list (or other similar list)? For example John Smith
> (James) and John Smith (George), where the names in parentheses are their
> father's names. Another example would be John Smith (miller) and John Smith
> (farmer). I used to know the word for this!
> Thank you in advance to anyone who can help unfreeze my brain!
>
> Cathi Desmarais
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