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Thread #24300   Message #3963646
Posted By: DMcG
27-Nov-18 - 04:16 PM
Thread Name: How many Mudcats have cats!?
Subject: RE: How many Mudcats have cats!?
Do some husbands actually take their new wife's surname? 

I know one: he had a severe stammer and you may know that, because your name is often the first thing you say to strangers, a lot of stammerers find their own name hard to say. So he took her name to jettison that history.