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Name Origins: Polly

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Julie Helen Otto

Julie Helen Otto
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POLLY (f): An extremely popular nickname (often used as its own name) formed from MARY, by the same initial M-to-P linguistic process that produces PATTY from MARTHA and PEG/PEGGY from MARGARET.

Posted by Ellie Spinney at 07/05/2011 08:49:25 AM | 


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