Monday, May 12, 2008

LDS Outlets/Humor: A Rose by Any Other Name

by C.L. Beck on Write Up My Alley
on yourLDSneighborhood Newsstands - 12 May 2008

In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

That’s easy for her to say. Her mother didn’t name her Ima Hogg or Candy Cane. Juliet might’ve sung a different tune if her last name was Passwater and Romeo’s was Horsepucky.

I’m not kidding, those are real names. Okay, I’ll admit that I made up Horsepucky. The other names, however, belong to living, breathing people . . . or maybe dead ones who used to breathe. -- Read More