Date: Tue, 11 Apr 1995 02:00:00 LCL From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: Peggy > Excuse me, this question may belong on Words-L but I got to wondering the > other day how did the nickname Peggy get associated with Margaret? > > Please feel free to answer privately and not waste ADS-L bandwidth if this is > too obvious a question. > > > leo_horishny[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > "Prepare your heinie for another blast of the spank ray" -- SGC2C i've always wondered this too (and my 3rd name is margaret, so i have a stake in it) so i hope someone will reply to the list. i've always assumed margaret --> meg --> peg (but why would that last step be taken?) best, m. lynne margaret murphy