Wednesday, 13 August 2008

A Gertrude Is A Gertrude Is a Gertrude

According to the BBC, there were "no Gertrudes" in 2005 in Britain - that is, the name is simply facing extinction. Pity. If, as seems the case, parents are more and more guided by celebrity status in the selection of monickers, some might reflect on the great Ms. Stein, and try to call back into social use the wonderful "Gertrude".
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THE SWIFT REPORT 2017

A WORK IN PROGRESS... I am writing this first part on the eve of New Year's Eve day - and as new remembrances come to me, I may well...