"What's a nice girl like you doing with a name like that?" or...
Posted by Marie Bernadette on March 05, 1998 at 00:48:53:
In response to It always amazes me, written by Caroline on March 04, 1998 at 19:21:19
My English-born grandmother was very surprised when my mother told her her new baby's name. She told her over the phone:
My mother: We decided to call the baby 'Marie Bernadette'.
Nana: What?! Marie Antoinette? What did you do that for?
My mother: No, Marie Bernadette.
Nana: Judas priest, what did you do that for?
And, well, you get the idea. I have been studying French for about a year now and my English-Canadian mother has always had an interest in things French. I know...I'm off topic!
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