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Where does "Nan" come from?

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jax

jax Report 31 Jul 2013 13:29

What did you say Toots to be rr'd on such an innocent thread :-S :-S

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 31 Jul 2013 14:20

We will see if GR reinstate it. If not, I'll send it to you via message.

It was only about two posters posting using the same name and avatar causing confusion.

jax

jax Report 31 Jul 2013 14:28

Oh right...I noticed that too

Bet Helen will be pleased if she ever came back

I think I will change my name to Community and steal the pic...what fun I could have :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Aug 2013 10:37

Both my Grandmothers were Grandma and to me were very old.

I have always been Nana to all our Grandchildren and now to our great Grandchild. Our great Grandson has two Nanas, one Nanny, one Nan and one Grandma.

and to refer to Nan as part of an Indian meal is pretty insulting to those called by the name really.

Malcolm

Malcolm Report 1 Aug 2013 19:24

I apologise unreservedly to AnninGlos. My sense of humour is sometimes quirky but I would never wish to offend anyone (though I sometimes do). Sorry!

I'm genuinely interested, and I believe other members are too, in the origin of words, language and their usage.

Lovely photo of you with Luke. I have a Grand Nephew of the same name in Canada.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 3 Aug 2013 17:34

Apology accepted Malcolm.

Luke meaning Light or light giving I believe.