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Nominative determinism

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Lucca Fri 31-Jul-20 06:56:05

How nice to read that the new president of the RHS is called a Keith Weed

Lucca Fri 31-Jul-20 06:58:09

Some more...

Glorybee Fri 31-Jul-20 07:28:06

Yes, I saw the title ‘Weed shoots to top of gardening world’ in this mornings Times. I read it expecting to discover a plant once considered a weed had changed status and was now something to be desired in gardens!

Oopsadaisy3 Fri 31-Jul-20 07:28:46

We knew 2 Doctors, I was called Dr.Hacker and the other one was Dr.Death although he had put a comma into his name- Dr De’ath. Not sure it helped though.

Lucca Fri 31-Jul-20 07:40:45

When I was a child our doctors surgery had doctors Hird, Gass and Basham. I kid you not.

We had a teacher where I worked whose nAme was so appropriate that parents didn’t believe their children when told. I can’t say it as it would be a giveaway

grannysyb Fri 31-Jul-20 08:47:59

My DH once saw a urologist called "Mr Dick!"

BlueSky Fri 31-Jul-20 09:22:37

Grannysyb gringrin
Yes we all knew what 'Nominative determinism' meant! You learn something new everyday!

Oldwoman70 Fri 31-Jul-20 11:21:34

I used to have a dentist called Mr. Tingle!