History ADogNamedDog / RealLife

25th Feb '17 2:38:25 PM shokoshu
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** Same in Greek: Kore (the derived form Cora is much more common)


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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RRS_Sir_David_Attenborough#Naming_poll Boaty McBoatface]], the suggested name for a polar research vessel.
24th Feb '17 5:15:50 AM Korodzik
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* Equineline.com lists at least three racehorses which are named simply "The Horse" or just "Horse".
11th Dec '16 6:31:08 PM lucy24
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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is English phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl.

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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the English phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl.
11th Dec '16 6:30:28 PM lucy24
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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl.

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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the English phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl.
11th Dec '16 6:29:04 PM lucy24
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* Beverly Nichols mentioned in one of his books that his Hungarian neighbours had a cat called Cica -- Hungarian for "cat". Hungarian-born photographer Suzanne Szasz also named her cat Cica.

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* Beverly Beverley Nichols mentioned in one of his books that his Hungarian neighbours had a cat called Cica -- Hungarian for "cat". Hungarian-born photographer Suzanne Szasz also named her cat Cica.
11th Dec '16 6:28:51 PM lucy24
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* Beverly Nichols mentioned in one of his books that his Hungarian neighbours had a cat called Cica -- Hungarian for "cat".

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* Beverly Nichols mentioned in one of his books that his Hungarian neighbours had a cat called Cica -- Hungarian for "cat". Hungarian-born photographer Suzanne Szasz also named her cat Cica.
14th Oct '16 3:16:14 PM Ezclee4050
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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl

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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for GirlGirl.
* Pueblo, Colorado. "Pueblo" means "town" in Spanish.
15th Sep '16 4:17:10 PM komodosp
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* A common girl's name is Colleen, which is the phonetic spelling of Cailin, the Irish for Girl
1st Jul '16 9:26:14 AM AnotherDuck
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* Likewise, the Sun, as well as the Solar System.
** Subverted; unlike the Moon example above, The Sun is now a proper name for a specific star, and the generic term for a system of planets orbiting a star is now "star system." While other stars can still be referred to poetically as "distant suns," they're usually called by their proper names (e.g. Alpha Centauri, Sirius, HD 206250).

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* Likewise, Used to be the case for the Sun, as well as the Solar System.
** Subverted; unlike the Moon example above,
System, but terminology has changed, and The Sun is now a proper name for a specific star, and the generic term for a system of planets orbiting a star is now "star system." While other stars can still be referred to poetically as "distant suns," they're usually called by their proper names (e.g. Alpha Centauri, Sirius, HD 206250).
1st Jul '16 9:23:16 AM AnotherDuck
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* There are lots of countries in the world formed by the union of states, but only one that's commonly referred to as UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates.
* Similarly, [[UsefulNotes/{{Britain}} The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland]] is usually shortened to just "The United Kingdom".
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