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September 21, 2005

Ohhh, Clodauuiua

William Gibson has been looking into Dutch female names prior to year 1100:

I was looking through a list of women's names today, Dutch, all prior to the year 1100:


Once you see the name Crapahildis it sort of sticks with you, doesn't it? And think of all the men who cried out "Clodauuiua!" with utmost longing.

I love the Dutch.

Posted by Nikolaj Nyholm at September 21, 2005 09:07 AM

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