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maydonoz Mon 19-Oct-20 14:18:49

Hi all
I sometimes ponder over the meaning of posters' usernames and thought it might be an interesting topic for a thread.
My own "maydonoz" is the Turkish word for parsley, to reflect my many years living in Turkey, previously and also enjoy cooking so use many herbs, including parsley.
Some of you may wish to share your username meaning too.

Wheniwasyourage Mon 19-Oct-20 14:20:46

That's interesting, maydonoz. Mine is just something I kept hearing myself saying to the younger members of the family!

Teetime Mon 19-Oct-20 14:23:53

I play golf.

Luckylegs Mon 19-Oct-20 14:26:15

I was known for my thin legs at school and laughed at. They’d say “is that cotton hanging from your skirt? Oh, no, it’s your legs”!! And luckylegs, lucky they don’t snap! Charming, weren’t they? Anyway, now they’re a lot better, still slim but a bit more shape.

Vickysponge Mon 19-Oct-20 14:27:03

I love baking!

mumofmadboys Mon 19-Oct-20 14:28:25

I have 5 boys and they are rather a mad bunch!!

Bluebellwould Mon 19-Oct-20 14:28:55

My first user name was too noticeable when googled. Bluebell because I love bluebells and when I moved into my new house, I had a lovely surprise of some popping up under a hedge. Would, because google thinks it’s a misspelling of wood, anything to cause confusion. Also what would I do (raised eyebrows)?

EllanVannin Mon 19-Oct-20 14:30:46

Mum's birth country--Isle of Man. Ellan Vannin in Manx.

Pudding123 Mon 19-Oct-20 14:34:25

My cat plus 123

PinkCakes Mon 19-Oct-20 14:42:22

My favourite colour and food!

BlueBelle Mon 19-Oct-20 14:42:37

Beautiful flower and love going to the Bluebell woods in the springtime Bit ordinary though maybe I should come up with something mire exciting

Tabbycat Mon 19-Oct-20 14:44:39

I have a cat and he's tabby!

FlexibleFriend Mon 19-Oct-20 14:45:46

My first 3 choices were already taken or unacceptable and my current one is obvious I think.

Marydoll Mon 19-Oct-20 14:46:52

My colleagues called me this.

Flytothestars Mon 19-Oct-20 14:47:08

Because I always wanted to...😊

Aldom Mon 19-Oct-20 14:47:50

Combination of part of the names of two, much loved, now deceased family members.

Grannybags Mon 19-Oct-20 14:49:05

The 'bags' bit is part of a family nick name. I just swopped the first bit of the nick name for Granny 'cos I am one!

Aldom Mon 19-Oct-20 14:51:35

Vickysponge I've wondered if your user name related to Victoria sponge cake! I once won a prize for my Victoria sponge in the annual Village show. Just saying.... not bragging. Hahaha

mokryna Mon 19-Oct-20 14:53:15

Use to be one of my birth names.

maydonoz Mon 19-Oct-20 14:54:29

Am enjoying reading those, very interesting

tanith Mon 19-Oct-20 14:56:37

I believe mine means serpent lady which is weird because I hate snakes. It’s the name of my favourite long gone cat but I have no memory where I got the name from.

Vickysponge Mon 19-Oct-20 14:56:40

Aldom

Vickysponge I've wondered if your user name related to Victoria sponge cake! I once won a prize for my Victoria sponge in the annual Village show. Just saying.... not bragging. Hahaha

Hahaaaaa going to change your name to Humphrey!!!

phoenix Mon 19-Oct-20 14:58:29

Because despite setbacks, I always try to rise from the ashes, like the mythological bird.

Gwenisgreat1 Mon 19-Oct-20 15:01:07

Think mine's fairly obvious!

Aldom Mon 19-Oct-20 15:03:08

Do you mean Humphry Braggert VS