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From: "Sharon J" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Re: Nicknames
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 17:44:54 -0000
References: <012a01c4fa3c$e30628f0$0300a8c0@SHARONLAPTOP> <00ae01c4fa5a$643c71a0$dacb4f3e@bx7560j>
I've thought about this but as there doesn't appear to be anybody in the
family with a surname starting with G, it doesn't seem that likely unless it
was just his christian names. I'm keeping all possibilities open, though.
----- Original Message -----
From: "john guy" <>
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 4:58 PM
Subject: [Lon] Re: Nicknames
> Hi Sharon,
> I went to school with a boy named Roberts with initials J E T. Everyone
> called him "Jet".
> John Guy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sharon J" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 2:28 PM
> Subject: Nicknames
> > 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
> > 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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