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Posted By: GUEST
09-Dec-04 - 03:37 PM
Thread Name: Origin Of John Henry--part TWO
Subject: RE: Origin Of John Henry--part TWO
"Yet there is no Margaret (which is pronounced as two syllables ("Mar-gret") or even Peggy, the common two syllable nickname for Margaret." - Nerd

"Maggie" was a very common nickname in the 19th century.

John