"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Thursday, 27 January 2011


An aptronym is a name that suits its owner; a name that fits a person's nature or occupation.

1 comment:

  1. I like that... explains why my brother's nickname was "Skip."