TITLE

A marriage of names

PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/1/92, Vol. 112 Issue 21, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Michael Flaherty, a city planner, and Valerie Solverman, a medical student, who were wed on May 17, 1992, have combined their last names to produce the postmodern hybrid `Flaherman.' Reasons for the newlyweds decision; Their rejection of the name `Silverty'; More.
ACCESSION #
9206013409

 

Related Articles

  • The name game.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/15/96, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p22 

    Reports on names given to newborns in Britain. The first name `Mohammed,' 37th on the list, replacing `John,' 39th on the list, as the more popular name given to British baby boys; Number one on the list being John's diminutive `Jack'; The two most popular names for girls being Jessica and...

  • Nickname hall of fame. Rocksanne // BMX Plus;Sep92, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p50 

    Discusses how people get their nicknames and gives examples of some of the better and worse ones. Announces a contest for the best reader nickname. INSET: BMX's wild ones (pro riders).;Freestyle's hot shots (BMX....

  • I'm sorry--could you spell your name again, please? Hainey, Michael // Harper's Bazaar;Aug95, Issue 3405, p70 

    Presents a list of celebrities' names which have been altered by Microsoft Word 6.0 software. Includes Sinead O'Connor; Elton John; Garth Brooks; Tupac Shakur.

  • Next to Brzezinski, Chelminski's a cinch. Chelminski, R. // Smithsonian;Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p136 

    Chronicles the many ways in which the author's name has been mispronounced. Americans and Slavic names; The author's dismay when he discovered that he had been mispronoucing his name all of his life.

  • Call me great or wise, just don't call me disorganized. Chiles, James R. // Smithsonian;Jan93, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p136 

    Claims that naming people by adjectives makes as much sense today as ever, and believes this custom should be revived. Enormous help in remembering acquaintances at parties, and family reunions; Golden age of the Nickname; Anecdote regarding confusion with King Harold II of England in 1066; Few...

  • Top 10 First Names of Americans by Decade of Birth. Evans, Cleveland Kent // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p705 

    No abstract available.

  • Origins of Popular American Given Names.  // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p706 

    No abstract available.

  • Who am I and why do I keep changing my name? Lorenz, P. // Single Parent;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p16 

    Questions the custom of women changing their names when marrying. Relates personal experiences with name changing.

  • Choosing your names. Wa-Khasis, Kothar // Raritan;Winter92, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p17 

    Presents strategies in the selection of personal names for writers. Includes use of multicultural-sounding names; Preference for names which are confrontational in nature; Onomastic piggy-backing; Avoidance of British-sounding names for Americans; Orthographic glamor; Use of endearing nicknames.

  • 2 MACRO-ACCESSIBILITY IN SOUTH KOREA: 2.9 KEY CONTACTS.  // South Korea Economic Studies;2007, p72 

    The article lists key contacts in South Korea including Jae-Hoon Lee, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Wang-Kyu Lee, director of Korea International Trade Association (KITA), and Joo-Nam Kim, director of Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics