10 MARCH 1928, Page 18

. [To the Editor of .the SPECTATOR.].. : SIR,—Your article

on children's names reminds me of to amusing instance. A friend of mine, visiting a_ poor hoMe where there was a new baby, asked the parents what they were going to name the Child. " Well, sir, me and my husbaild has been looking in the Bible, and we thought we would call him Joseph Arimathea.' You see, sir, lie can be called

"Arry ' for short."- am; Sir,-&c.; ' E. A4.

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