[APG Public List] abbreviation

Charles S. Mason, Jr. cgrs791 at netscape.com
Tue Mar 8 10:49:20 MST 2011

Christine's book is a great investment.  It has helped me solve more than
one mystery.  Well worth the modest price.


Chuck Mason




From: JFonkert at aol.com [mailto:JFonkert at aol.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:27 PM
To: cgrs791 at netscape.com; ohappyday50 at yahoo.com; apgpubliclist at apgen.org
Subject: Re: [APG Public List] abbreviation


regarding our discussions of abbreviations... Christine Rose's book has a
list of truncated and superscripted names: John, James, Joseph, Jerome, etc.


In a message dated 3/8/2011 11:22:43 A.M. Central Standard Time,
cgrs791 at netscape.com writes:



I checked Christine Rose's "Nicknames Past and Present, 5th ed." and did not
find anything.  I seen to remember a TV show having a character that had an
aunt Ida. 


Chuck Mason



From: apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com at apgen.org
[mailto:apgpubliclist-bounces+cgrs791=netscape.com at apgen.org] On Behalf Of
Terry Parcel
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:06 PM
To: apgpubliclist at apgen.org
Subject: [APG Public List] abbreviation


Anyone know if Ida is an abbreviation for a woman's first name.  Hitting a
roadblock.  Thanks.



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