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Re: Just for Fun #161186
09/05/03 11:45 AM
09/05/03 11:45 AM
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Hi Alice

MEDVED means BEAR in Slovak and several other Slavic languages.

Some friends gave me that nick-name because of my size, I'm 6'2" and about 250lbs...

gee, guess it does fit huh....

mark


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Re: Just for Fun #161187
09/05/03 11:51 AM
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Quote
Originally posted by alice:
I am still waiting for Medved, Byzanroswell and Coalesco! smile
Alice

Byzinroswell - check her profile I think there's the clue there. Also you could try splitting her 'handle' into 3 words - again another clue

Medved - haven't a clue and the same goes for Coalesco

Re: Just for Fun #161188
09/05/03 11:54 AM
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Mark -

are you one of those p...bears from the darkest forests [though not of Siberia in your case wink ] , as in my tale ?

Anhelyna

Re: Just for Fun #161189
09/05/03 12:33 PM
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Coalesco, Coalescere?

Re: Just for Fun #161190
09/05/03 01:00 PM
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In Ukrainian bear is "vedmed". Honey is "med". Honey bear?

Re: Just for Fun #161191
09/05/03 01:07 PM
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Way back when I joined this forum, my screen name was "fightingirish."

Our astute colleague, Alex, started calling me Columcille. The name stuck.

Columcille

Re: Just for Fun #161192
09/05/03 02:35 PM
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Everyone has such wonderful names with so many beautiful meanings, I am tempted to change mine.
Problem is that I have a lousy memory lately and by using the same screen name for everything I can keep track more easily.

Unless.......

Hey guys...what's Ukrainian, or Slavonic for "Ladyhawke"?????

Re: Just for Fun #161193
09/05/03 04:13 PM
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My name is rather simple and mundane: "C^tec" (pronounced "ch-tets") is the Slavonic for Reader/Lector. I chose this because I am a tonsured reader. Simple, easy. cool

Now I'm off to enjoy this beautiful sunny day after all this rain!

Dave

Re: Just for Fun #161194
09/05/03 04:47 PM
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Slava Isusu Christu!

My friends started calling me Stilts due to my 6'5" height and rather slim frame. Now I have a much more rounded stature, which makes me more of a Post or Pole, but Stilts has stuck.

In Christ,
mikey.

Re: Just for Fun #161195
09/05/03 06:52 PM
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This thread is kind of fun.

(I've been off the Forum for a good week or so because when I tried to get to byzcath, all I got was "URL not found." When I sent an e-mail to the Administrator, he responded that the site was fine and it was an internet problem. I hope no one else has had problems.)

As for my name, it is what I am.

:p

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