Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0008830, Thu, 30 Oct 2003 15:51:34 -0800

Fw: South African names...
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Subject: South African names...

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> Dear Don and List...
> Women called Disa are (I think) quite common in South Africa; there was
> even a Miss South Africa of that name. After the flower, of course. VN
> probably didn't know this -- but TP probably does, given his encyclopaedic
> knowledge of all things Namibian.
> Regards,
> Tom (Rymour)