Decatur Daily Republic Ill. 18 May, 1882

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Decatur Daily Republic Ill. 18 May, 1882 - down the I'm not gentlemen, sell, Taking...
down the I'm not gentlemen, sell, Taking Liberties With Names. If the beareis of a name choose give it an eccentric pionumcation, have a right to do so, but they complain if it is mispronounced b; strangers. Thus the Virginia Taliaf and the Kentucky Vallandiglmins ca: themselves respectively the Tolliver and Flanagans, bnt no uuinbtiucted person would ever think of following example. The queerest case of the is that of the Enroughty family of ginia, whose name is pronounced This has long remained a mystery, a correspondent of the Boston Ti offers a piobable tiplanatioii in the that some families named Emight Enraght emigrated from Ireland to country several generations ago. They belonged to the much ridiculed sect the Darbyites, and people often after them, "Go along, yon old It seems quite likely that the became confounded with the bomruhit modified proper name. If this is not solution of the mystery, it will be to find another. -- ( tnctnnud (7a;

Clipped from Decatur Daily Republican18 May 1882, ThuPage 1

Decatur Daily Republican (Decatur, Illinois)18 May 1882, ThuPage 1
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