Date: Fri, 3 Mar 1995 14:36:46 -0600
From: "DICK HEABERLIN, ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY" DH12[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SWT.EDU
Subject: Re: "little" and "jr"
The practice of a female child being named junior though, never common, is not
Even in the fifties there was an adult woman in San Antonio, Don True Acres,
Jr., who was named after her mother. The father was named Roy. Also, the poet
Nikki Giovanni, is a junior. I cannot remember what the original name was that
she shares with her mother.
Southwest Texas State University
DH12[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SWT.edu