What’s in a Name

Flowing swiftly like a river from the tongue,
some words are fun to say,
words, like “Saskatchewan.”

Others muck around in your mouth,
like “burglar’ and “rural” and “isthmus”
your tongue flopping south and west.

Same goes for people’s names,
some are grating, others divine
like cacophonous Gertrude, euphonious Caroline.

5 thoughts on “What’s in a Name

  1. I came in search of hoodoo, and found so much more. 😉
    I’m one o them northern invaders, in this here southern Carolina,
    (And I think your tolerating us article was thoroughly researched, hi-larious,and spot on.)
    Thanks for some good reading!

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