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#210461 - 04/16/13 11:23 AM nice nelly
When I saw the preview of the names, I expected Nelly to be nervous nelly, which is a phrase I have always heard and wonder about its origin other than the obvious alliteration. Never even heard nice nelly before.
#210462 - 04/16/13 12:38 PM Re: nice nelly [Re: KarenS]
Loc: Little Rock AR
I thought it would be Negative Nelly.
#210464 - 04/16/13 03:19 PM Re: nice nelly [Re: JustCallMe Jobe]
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
Welcome, it's New Nelly to me as I never heard of nice Nelly before.
#210468 - 04/16/13 06:48 PM Re: nice nelly [Re: KarenS]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
Originally Posted By: KarenSWhen I saw the preview of the names, I expected Nelly to be nervous nelly, which is a phrase I have always heard and wonder about its origin other than the obvious alliteration. Never even heard nice nelly before.
I've always heard "nervous nelly" too. My grandmother used it
when we fidgeted in church._________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
#210474 - 04/16/13 08:01 PM Re: nice nelly [Re: KarenS]
Nervous Nellie here, too!_________________________
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