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Subject: Re: Harry from Greek?
Author: Anneza   (guest, 155.232.250.51)
Date: October 19, 2005 at 1:18:57 AM
Reply to: Re: Harry from Greek? by Pavlos
I've known quite a few South African Greek Harrys, one of whom was Harry Haramboulos, I think. Complicated surname, anyway! I don't know if Harry was his actual, given name or a nickname based on the surname to make it easier for us non-Greeks.

In my experience, Greek speakers are very considerate that way, happily calling themselves Paul instead of Apostolos etc.

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