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Sunday Summary: Welcome Autumn

Sunday Summary: Welcome Autumn | Name News | Scoop.it
Naming something is powerful. It transforms a garage sale deal, an impulse buy, an inexpensive souvenir into a full-fledged member of our family.
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Names of Names and Things!

Jennifer and Mallory talk about name terminology and the latest celeb name news.
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The very specific rules for naming your houseplants, according to scientists

The very specific rules for naming your houseplants, according to scientists | Name News | Scoop.it
The most delightful way to fight loneliness: Naming your house plants. Here's how.
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Hurricane Names (why they're given people names) | Baby Blogs at

Hurricane Names (why they're given people names) | Baby Blogs at | Name News | Scoop.it
Hurricane Andrew, Katrina, Harvey – why are storms given human names? As a personal name enthusiast I’ve always wondered this myself, so I did a little research over at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Center. Before hurricanes had names, they were identified by their original latitude-longitude which could get very cumbersome, especially when th
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Planes, Bells, and Holy Naming

Planes, Bells, and Holy Naming | Name News | Scoop.it
Kate Towne explores faith connections in the naming of things such as airplanes and bells.
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Duana Names: She Drives Me Crazy|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: She Drives Me Crazy|Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
I've had my "new" car for two years now, and keep trying to name her, but nothing has stuck.
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Duana Names: Let’s Actually Do This Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Let’s Actually Do This Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
Can you think of anything better than introducing people to your two plants, Cleopatra and Joel? 

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Oh the nostalgia! Oh the names!

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The Art of Naming: Introducing: "Name Anything!" - I Can Help You Name More Than Just Babies!

The Art of Naming: Introducing: "Name Anything!" - I Can Help You Name More Than Just Babies! | Name News | Scoop.it
Perhaps I've helped you name your child in the past, but did you know that I can help you name pretty much anything else too? Introducing my new "Name Anything!" Service.
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What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever named?

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever named? | Name News | Scoop.it
We know you ve probably named things way more unusual than just babies and pets. What are they?
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Rebecca Judd reveals the name her husband Chris vetoed for their little daughter

Rebecca Judd reveals the name her husband Chris vetoed for their little daughter | Name News | Scoop.it
“I named my latest pink, quilted velvet design for @adairs ‘Ophelia’. After Billie, if we ever had another daughter, that’s what I wanted to call her,”
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What Would I Name My Car?

What Would I Name My Car? | Name News | Scoop.it
Day 2 of the October Name Challenge spotlights National Name Your Car Day!  I don't have a car yet, but it's gotten me thinking.  I name my musical instruments, so not an automobile? Some people give their cars human names; a classmate called her car Lucius in high school!  For my own vehicle, Percival, Phaedra,…
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When I got a car this year, one of the first things I asked its previous owner was whether it had a name. Nope. So now it's Terry: middle-aged and (hopefully!) reliable.

 

For anyone interested (ie just me), my bike is Mike, and I'm currently looking after another one that I've named Jeff.

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For 4 Seattle women called Alexa, it’s funny, frustrating to share name with Amazon device

For 4 Seattle women called Alexa, it’s funny, frustrating to share name with Amazon device | Name News | Scoop.it
“I get comments constantly and people trying to make jokes or order me around.”
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What Would You Name These Rams?

What Would You Name These Rams? | Name News | Scoop.it
Entrances are typically guarded by lions. But in downtown Denver, I’ve found an entrance guarded by a pair of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep: The entrance is to the Byron White Courthouse on 18…
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On Being the Eye of the Storm

On Being the Eye of the Storm | Name News | Scoop.it
Hurricanes have human names, and so I write about them. But now Hurricane Laura—Hurricane Me—is on its way to the Gulf Coast, and it feels weirder than I ever imagined.
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How to name an entity

How to name an entity | Name News | Scoop.it
Good FRIDAY morning!! TGIF!! I received an email from a reader asking, "Have you ever considered writing posts about other times we want to use a name that is dear to our Catholic faith ... like naming a home, property, farm, homeschool, boat, etc." Such a fun question! I actually have had the privilege of…
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Scott Rochat: Elementary, my dear auto –

Scott Rochat: Elementary, my dear auto – | Name News | Scoop.it
Leroy has us on the move at last. Some of you may remember that our car came to an untimely end last month. That prompted a lot of research for a new vehicle — price, mileage, and all the other cru…
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The 10 names people are most likely to choose for their CARS - Bristol Live

The 10 names people are most likely to choose for their CARS - Bristol Live | Name News | Scoop.it

1. Betty
2. Bob
3. Bert
4. Dave
5. Amy
6. Bertie
7. Alfie
8. Peggy
9. Katy
10. Tilly

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Name Quotes #68: Ciara, Mayday, Bruce –

Name Quotes #68: Ciara, Mayday, Bruce – | Name News | Scoop.it
“My mom was trying to figure out my name when my dad bought her a fragrance called Ciara by Revlon. That’s where my name came from!”
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Duana Names: Long Weekend Reader Roundup! Lainey Gossip Lifestyle

Duana Names: Long Weekend Reader Roundup! Lainey Gossip Lifestyle | Name News | Scoop.it
My kids are Ursula and Gilbert. Thanks for validating our choices in your column :)

Anywho. This is about an art baby, not a real one.
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Names for an art shop, plus imaginative nicknames for Malcolm.

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The Impact of Winter Storm Names - UConn Today

The Impact of Winter Storm Names - UConn Today | Name News | Scoop.it
If the storm is large enough and enough people are within the storm warning range, it gets a name. But a UConn researcher found the name does not add credibility.
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Winter Storm Names For 2017-18 Revealed

Winter Storm Names For 2017-18 Revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
The Weather Channel and weather.com has released its list of winter storm names for the 2017-2018 season.
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Alaska boat names can sink your spirit or keep you afloat

Last Sunday, after venturing onto the waters at the Port Valdez in a 24-foot Grayling riverboat with two friends, we took a walk on the docks after tending to the day's catch of silvers. This was to admire the assembled fleet and look at the names.

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Cabbage Patch Kids Names From The 80s and 90s | Be A Fun Mum

Cabbage Patch Kids Names From The 80s and 90s | Be A Fun Mum | Name News | Scoop.it
If you were a child of the 80s or 90s, you’d remember the popular, sculptured dolls called Cabbage Patch Kids. Nearly every kid had one, unless your parents
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What a fantastic list! (Although I do find those dolls a bit unsettling...) Found via Abby.

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