That Flood, old Rivers, and me.
trygve at maroon.tc.umn.edu
Sun Aug 28 15:03:46 CEST 1994
The following is off-topic, and a bit self-indulgent, so if you have better
things to do you may want to skip this message.
A while back Don mentioned that he got Even Flood, Wilmer Rivers, and me
confused. I wrote to him saying that I could see the connection between
"Flood" and "Rivers," but didn't see how I fit into that.
This weekend I was in a bookstore thumbing through a book of names and was
startled to find my first name, Trygve. According to this book, my name
means "little town by the river." Now that fits nicely into Don's
association, but I find it hard to believe--especially since the book
tagged the name as being "from the British." British! I was always told
that it is a Norse name.
Perhaps some of our Norwegian subscribers could set me stright on this. I
would appreciate any help on this as I am getting too old to not know what
my name means... :)
Tryg Helseth <trygve at maroon.tc.umn.edu> Minneapolis, MN, USA
or <tryg.helseth at tstation.mn.org>
"More hay Trigger?" "No thanks, Roy, I'm stuffed!"
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