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Good article on Filipino names...

Old Mar 28th 2011, 5:12 am
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we've a Dream in our office and her brother is called Dreamer!!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programme...nt/9435751.stm
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Old Mar 28th 2011, 5:37 am
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I worked with a girl who had called her son and daughter, Prince and Princess.
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Old Mar 28th 2011, 5:56 am
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Interesting piece.

I've become somewhat used to them now, but when I first arrived in Dubai I was surprised by some of the names. No longer surprised but often amused. I know a Bong and a Jammie and have met an Apple, Fluffy and a Twinkle, as well as others.
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there is a Jesus who works at City Centre Information booth
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Our maid is Idle. Not her real name of course.
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Our maid is Idle. Not her real name of course.
Your nickname for her?
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Yes, read the article yesterday, and seemed to make sense about the large Spanish influence in surnames.

We have a Tom Cruz working for us, apparently.
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