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Beyond Charles and Diana: An Anglophiles Guide to Baby Naming
Beyond Charles and Diana: An Anglophiles Guide to Baby Naming Linda Rosenkrantz, Pamela Redmond Satran 0312069022 9780312069025 You stayed up until 2 A.M. readingJane Eyre. You woke up at 4 A.M. to watch the Royal Wedding. And you
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Beyond Charles and Diana: An Anglophiles Guide to Baby Naming by Linda Rosenkrantz, Pamela Redmond Satran

You stayed up until 2 A.M. readingJane Eyre. You woke up at 4 A.M. to watch the Royal Wedding. And you waited with baited breath to hear the names of Britains newborn princes and princesses. But instead of wondering how the royal family could have chosen such eccentric names as Henry or Beatrice or even Eugenie, you wondered where you could find more of them. Beyond Charles & Dianais where you can find a whole empire of British names-- from universal to uniquely English, from royal to lower class, and everything in between. With the same wisdom and wit that madeBeyond Jennifer & Jasonthe reigning authority on baby names, and with inside knowledge-- one author lives in London and the other is married to an Englishman-- this book tells you everything you need to know about British names: * The Brit Hit Parade-- whats hot in England these days and whats not, and whats in London Limbo * Class Consciousness-- the more names, the better (but Elizabeth Krystle Kayla Debbie doesnt quite make it!), and which names are U (Henrietta is; Heather isnt) * Literary Lights-- from Shakespeare, the Bard of Naming, to Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, to the modern Waugh, Wodehouse, and Pym Plus royal names from the reign of the Saxons to the present, Scottish names and Welsh names, and much, much more....

Author: Linda Rosenkrantz, Pamela Redmond Satran

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 128

Publisher: St. Martins Griffin

Publication Date: 1992-01-15

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ISBN: 0312069022


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