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August 12th, 2006


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07:58 am - A lead on a last name
Sitting here in Chicago, I get this email from my bro, red_sput, regarding our last name:

Following is an excerpt from :
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Dangler


Dan´gler

n. 1. One who dangles about or after others, especially after women; a trifler.
No, it can't be that. No way. No one here would ever think that this is the derivation of my name, right?

There's been a lot of speculation regarding what our last name actually means. I think my bro may have just hit the nail on the head, at least with me *grins*

The more I think about it, the more my name is the perfect, most descriptive name ever. I have what is quite possibly one of the top five most powerful names for a ceremonial magician to take when working with angels, demons, and assorted other spirits (Michael, "he who is like god" and leader of the Host), and now my last name appears to mean something that many people might perceive as a primary descriptor of my actions on this realm.

For such a run of the mill name, I have a freakin' good one.

And there's no excuse for me to ever choose a "magical name", thank you very much. . .
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From:emmilicious
Date:August 12th, 2006 01:54 pm (UTC)
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Holy PERFECT NAME, Batman!!


So appropriate.
Now get your ass over here and take off my clothes.
Kthnks

xoxo
Marla
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From:chronarchy
Date:August 12th, 2006 02:19 pm (UTC)
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Damnit, why am I even further than usual from you? *winks*
From:red_sput
Date:August 12th, 2006 02:43 pm (UTC)
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For some reason, when I first heard that definition it made complete sense to me as well:-p
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From:ariansdreams
Date:August 12th, 2006 03:29 pm (UTC)
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That is really cool. I have always loved the name Michael, it always seemed very powerful. Probably because of my Catholic background.

My full name means "Noble beloved one who dwells near mountains," so I've never felt a need for a "Magical" name either.

Sorry, names are an obsession of mine. :)
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From:edelweiss68
Date:August 12th, 2006 04:41 pm (UTC)
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You're sure "Dangler" doesn't have something to do with... errr, "bits"... as well? ;D

*mind wanders off to its happy place...*
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From:chronarchy
Date:August 15th, 2006 01:05 pm (UTC)
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A hot tub at Desert Magic is where you're most likely to find out for yourself. . .
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From:edelweiss68
Date:August 15th, 2006 01:36 pm (UTC)
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*siiiiiiigh...* ;)
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From:qorinda
Date:August 12th, 2006 04:46 pm (UTC)
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Linda means beautiful, and I *think* that Costello means castle, so I am either a beautiful woman in a castle or just a beautiful castle. I like both.

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