Real News. Real Funny.
Tahs4Evar: Is this the internet reflecting Reddit or Reddit reflecting the internet?Thread from Reddit The unanswerable question or are writers running out of ideas and searching aggregators for ideas? You be the judge!
Sybarite: I've always found the origins of diminutive names interesting. I remember reading that a few of the odd ones in English come from the fact that the indigenous population in Britain had trouble pronouncing the hard "r" sound in a lot of the names that Normans brought with them. That's how we get Dolly from Dorothy, Maggie from Margaret, Babs from Barbara, etc.
Grapple: But where the hell do you get "Peggy" from "Margaret"??? Explain that one, Mr. Science.
Pick13: How do you get Bill from William?
Midnight Rambler: [bulk.destructoid.com image 620x350]"Why do you keep calling me Dick?""Sorry, Mr. Burton..."
SuperChuck: Grapple: But where the hell do you get "Peggy" from "Margaret"??? Explain that one, Mr. Science.Pick13: How do you get Bill from William?So neither of you read the article?
Fark.com MobileCopyright © 1999 - 2015 Fark, Inc Last updated: Oct 09 2015 06:34:17
Contact | Report error | TOS/legal/privacyFull site