Sunday Summary: 2/20/11

February 20, 2011

Let’s start with an announcement: every Saturday in March will be March Madness at Appellation Mountain. Nope, I’m not writing basketball-related posts. Instead, you’re voting on your favorites from last year’s most popular posts. It should be fun! Elsewhere online: I love Lemon’s guest post at Nameberry on word names: Echo, Tansy, Temple. Ages ago […]

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Sunday Summary: 1/30/11

January 30, 2011

It strikes me that I’m now into my fourth year of writing at AppMtn.

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Sunday Summary: 1/17/10

January 17, 2010

The baby boom continues at AppMtn. Congratulations to Emmy Jo on the birth of her son, Julius! Have you been reading all of those press releases by this hospital or that about the most popular names of 2009? They haven’t been terribly exciting, but I’m reading them anyhow. This one caught my attention, not because […]

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Sunday Summary: 3/15/09

March 15, 2009

First of all, thank you, Anne Heche, for following up Homer with Atlas. She may not be a mega-celeb, but she sure knows how to pick outstanding starbaby names. Is it too soon to call Atlas the new Atticus? Someone reading this post must surely have the chops to win Baby Name Wizard’s 2008 Baby […]

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