Hyphenated – #JusJoJan the 17th, 2023

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Your prompt for JusJoJan, January 17th 2023, is “hyphenated” Use the word “hyphenated” any way you’d like. Have fun writing!

I often think about those with hyphenated surnames. You know, the double-barrelled ones that make a person sound posher than they may actually be.

Double-barrelled surnames aren’t really a thing in our culture, but I wondered whether it would be good to double barrel my maiden and married name…

Padhaal-Bhathal or Bhathal-Padhaal…

It has a funny ring to it. I know I wouldn’t stop laughing if I had to say that with any regularity!

Sp, no, no hyphenated surnames for me!

19 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. willowdot21
    Jan 17, 2023 @ 22:38:57

    Well done

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  3. Erika
    Jan 17, 2023 @ 15:11:28

    Oh gosh, those “double”-names. I was happy to change my name from a long to a very short one. I was really not interested to make the long name (which I always had to spell on the phone) even longer… lol. Also, today, I see how well my married name works in English… hehe.

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  4. Aboli Mane
    Jan 17, 2023 @ 12:59:01

    Oh, I can relate. My cousin has a hyphenated maiden name and surname, it’s tedious for her workplace. 😂

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  5. OIKOS™- Art, Books & more
    Jan 17, 2023 @ 10:47:00

    Indeed, for you it would be a nice combination, and the pupils would have to spell it correctly. Best wishes, Sis! xx Michael

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  6. Sadje
    Jan 17, 2023 @ 05:36:04

    I like hyphenated words.

    Liked by 1 person


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