Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Name Game Winner

So G and I read all the wonderful comments yesterday. Thanks for leaving them! So we came up with a winner........ The lovely Maija from http://maigirlz.typepad.com

"Can you imagine being born Maija Neibergs?? Try saying that! It's pronounced My-ah Ny-burgs. People would get all confused when I even spelled it out. When I was in elementary school and junior hign we changed the spelling to MYA thinking it would be easy to pronounce- no. I got Mia, Myra, Myna and even Mary. In middle school the boys used to say "mya mya pants on fire" Finally I went back to the ethnic spelling since no one gets it right anyhow! Now when I say my name Mya Lepore (say it out loud now) people think my name is Myla. It never ends! But I do embrace the uniqueness of my name!"

7 comments:

  1. That's a funny story! In any case, I love Maija's name - makes her so unique!

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  2. Maija's name is beautiful no matter what the middle school boys used to say! Great story.

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  3. Congratulations Maija...your name is beautiful!

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  4. Well I missed out on your game but lucky Maija who is a friend of mine is quite deserving!

    I might have a little crush on your blog right now, BTW. I have never visited before but I am smitten...

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  5. Thank you for the honor Bristol! (Can you tell I am playing blog catch up?)

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