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I was interested to read Sue Nelson’s column (Such a shame about the name, July 9). I have come across some unfortunate names.
Parents need to consider the initials too. I have come across men with initials WC and VD.
A couple I knew with the surname Aires gave their son the initials SW.
I am sure it would make boys think of swears when he goes to school. Problems arise sometimes when girls marry.
I met a May whose married surname was Day.
Fortunately, I was able to do needlework.
Sarah E Wharhirst (SEW), West Bank, York.
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