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Old 11-24-2012, 06:23 AM
 
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First name of Greenville sometimes written as Granville (for a man).
Granville is an altoghether different surname, and therefore first name.
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Old 11-24-2012, 06:27 AM
 
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Felix is a not unusual name in Germany
It's not that unusual in Northern Ireland either. There was a Northern Irish footballer called Felix Healy who was part of the '82 World Cup squad.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:20 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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First name of Greenville sometimes written as Granville (for a man).
In Britain there is the male name Grenville. Never heard of Greenville as a given name.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Cotton Mather's writings > any sleeping pill ever invented

Lol, he was not a fun guy.
LOL. I don't think most of those people had fun on their high-priority list.
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Felix or Felicia in Latin, means "happy". Feliz Navidad = Merry Christmas

Felix the Cat = 1950s animated cartoon character.

Felix Unger = characted in "the Odd Couple" play/movie/sit-com
I have a coworker named Felix. Long last name that ends in a "sky".
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:39 AM
 
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Then there is Felix Leiter, the CIA agent in the 007 novels/films.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Lancashire, England
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Athalia

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Old 11-24-2012, 10:31 PM
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LOL. I don't think most of those people had fun on their high-priority list.
True, the Puritans were too preoccupied with thoughts of hellfire and brimstone.
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:11 AM
 
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LOL. I don't think most of those people had fun on their high-priority list.
True. And I am descended from a long line of Puritans stretching back to the gang Cotton hung with. (Now there's a term that would appall him.)

It's a constant struggle against my DNA.
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Found somebody named Churchman Bible.
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