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From: "kfrog" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] A Newbie Here..
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 13:14:20 -0800
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>Living in Stratford,
> Ontario in my younger years, my sister and I were often ridiculed
> because of our last name.

Jim, my Quebecois husband and a search of French-English dictionaries have
not explained to me why you were ridiculed for your name. I cannot find a
meaning for Lalonde. But I understand what you mean-I was OLSEN and a chubby
kid and, well, how does "Roly Poly Ole" sound? Arrrrrgh! Fortunately, my
good friends only called me "Ole"-all the way through school. Yikes!

Kay in Campbell, CA,

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