Subject: Re: Latrina
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: April 4, 2008 at 3:19:06 PM
Reply to: Two Name Pronounciations (and a question) by Mithos
Yes, I think you are correct that the comments about Latrina are inappropriate--and also incorrect. It is highly unlikely that Latrina was created because someone was deliberately altering the word "latrine". It's just the opposite -- the name was created by people who were blending the prefix La- with Trina and who were NOT familiar with the word "latrine". And it certainly has nothing to do with Hurricane Katrina, as Latrina, like most La- prefix names, was most common for girls born in the 1970s and 1980s, way before that event.

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