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Subject: Link between Tom (Tommy) and Athanasios (Thanasi)
Author: Tom   (guest, 206.162.171.226)
Date: March 14, 2005 at 3:51:39 PM
Does anyone out there know why Greeks use the short name Tom or Tommy for Athanasios? The only link I can see is the theta sound of the TH (as in thing, think, thorough)of *TH*omas and A*TH*anasios in Greek.

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