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From: "caribou" <>
Subject: Re: Nicknames
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 14:23:39 -0000
Nicknames like WAG are frequently derived from the individual's initials -
was he W.A.G. KNIGHTLY?
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From: "Sharon J" <>
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 1:28 PM
> My mum has told me that one of my uncle's names was WAG KNIGHTLY.
> I don't suppose any of you have come across WAG before and know which name
> would normally have been used this way? I know names were often nothing
> their originals, as in my father's case... TED instead of EDWARD.
> Unfortunately, WAG isn't one I've ever come across before and my mum has
> idea what his real name was.
> Any help would get me (hopefully) another step along the way.
> ~Sharon J
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