They cannot spell the names they make up for their children.
Oprah, or so the story goes, was supposed to be named Opar, but the spelling wasn’t correct due to the name’s pronunciation when originally recorded.
Got to watch those southern drawls.
I went to Antigua for NASA to do an RF survey of the island because of interference with the Shuttle tracking station there.
The black populations are former slaves for the sugar plantations that used to dominate the island back in the day.
The black population there are very free, if not from their sins, then very free from their past.
While up on a high hill that had a Carib station there, we were conducting our survey and a black women and man arrived to enter the station and they side tracked to greet us.
The black lady asked us our names and upon receiving our very traditional Christian names, she said Those are good strong names.
They did not hold with the made up names that are prevalent states side.
I was all a very interesting visit there.
“They cannot spell the names they make up for their children.”
I guess that’s why they called him “Tez” on the T-shirts.