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#118876 - 01/05/04 12:03 PM retro aptro  
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Found a lovely aptronym today – a contact at the leading UK organic certification agency, The Soil Association

“To find out about farms you can visit please contact Rupert Aker, demonstration farms officer…”

Given the appropriate name to start with, there is something of poetry about his email address: raker@soilassociation.org


http://www.soilassociation.org.uk/web/sa/saweb.nsf/Farming/demofarms.html



#118877 - 01/05/04 02:16 PM Re: retro aptro  
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Hmm; "Soil Association" brings a few connotations to mind, as well.


#118878 - 01/13/04 08:16 AM Re: retro aptro  
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Oh, I like the guy who sells eggs at Oundle Farmers' Market. His name in Robert Fowler ...


#118879 - 01/14/04 10:53 PM Re: retro aptro  
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I worked with a surgeon named Dr. Gropper ...he specialized in hands naturally.


#118880 - 01/15/04 12:20 AM Re: retro aptro  
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And we have a Dr. Bone, whose research specialty is...osteoporosis, of course.


#118881 - 01/15/04 12:29 AM Re: retro aptro  
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My dentist's name is Les Plack.



#118882 - 01/15/04 01:44 AM Re: retro aptro  
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I used to go to Dr. Payne.



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#118883 - 01/15/04 07:21 AM Re: retro aptro  
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We have a structural engineer named A Frame.


#118884 - 01/24/04 08:46 PM Re: retro aptro  
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My careers officer was named Jo King, and yes, I am still unemployed.



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