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When it comes to Dicks, you have a lot of unfortunate name choices; like Dick Swett, the former congressman; or Dick Butkus; but the best at being worst is Dick Trickle, who was a NASCAR driver. He was the only NASCAR driver in history to have a hole screwed into his helmet so he could smoke in the middle of races!
And in the United Kingdom we have no idea who any of those men are I imagine. The most obvious "Dick" is "Trickie Dickie" aka Richard Nixon.

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as well as all four of Prince Andrew, Duke of York's names.
What bearing do Prince Andrew's middle names have on the naming of Edward VIII a man born 66 years before Andrew?
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And in the United Kingdom we have no idea who any of those men are I imagine. The most obvious "Dick" is "Trickie Dickie" aka Richard Nixon.



What bearing do Prince Andrew's middle names have on the naming of Edward VIII a man born 66 years before Andrew?
I think Sarah just meant Andrew has 4 of the David's names. Andrew Albert Christian Edward...
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Lord Mountbatten was "Dickie" too. Notable in that "Richard" was not one of his names. Perhaps he liked birds, i.e., Dickie Bird.
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Lord Mountbatten was "Dickie" too. Notable in that "Richard" was not one of his names. Perhaps he liked birds, i.e., Dickie Bird.
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Young Louis's nickname among family and friends was "Dickie", notable in that "Richard" was not among his given names. This was because his great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, suggested the nickname of "Nicky", however it got mixed up with the many Nickys of the Russian Imperial Family ("Nicky" was particularly used to refer to Nicholas II, the last Tsar) so they changed it to Dickie
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:04 PM
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Princess Margaret Rose for the little Girl they're having!

No point in suggesting boy's names as it's a little Girl. I'll be really with the ---- told you so --- in July!!
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Princess Margaret Rose for the little Girl they're having!
Why name the child after Princess Margaret?
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Old 03-13-2013, 01:38 PM
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And in the United Kingdom we have no idea who any of those men are I imagine. The most obvious "Dick" is "Trickie Dickie" aka Richard Nixon.
"Trickie Dickie?" No one here called him that. They called him "Tricky Dick" amongst other things.....my father hated that SOB, but certainly not "Trickie Dickie."
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Just to make some fun:

What about Princess Beatrix for a girl, and Prince Benedict for a boy?

Her Majesty would love that.
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Which Majesty would love that?

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"Trickie Dickie?" No one here called him that. They called him "Tricky Dick" amongst other things.....my father hated that SOB, but certainly not "Trickie Dickie."
You type Tricky Dicky (alright I used ie instead of y) into google the first result you get is Richard Nixon. I've always heard him referred to by both American and UK people as Tricky Dicky.
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Which Majesty would love that?
Her Britannic Majesty.
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Her Britannic Majesty.
Despite her friendlyness with the soon to be Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, what bearing does Benedict have on EIIR liking it?
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Despite her friendlyness with the soon to be Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, what bearing does Benedict have on EIIR liking it?
I making fun about tha fact that both Queen Beatrix and Pope Benedict had abdicated this year.

And we all know about the aversion Her Majesty has from the "A" word.
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I making fun about tha fact that both Queen Beatrix and Pope Benedict had abdicated this year.

And we all know about the aversion Her Majesty has from the "A" word.
Ah, of course. However I'm sure that won't dampen Elizabeth's friendliness towards Beatrix.
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Ah, of course. However I'm sure that won't dampen Elizabeth's friendliness towards Beatrix.
Of course not, Her Britannic Majesty knows that the "A" thing is "typically Dutch".
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What about Prince Francis now?
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What about Prince Francis now?
Yeah! Hey, the Giraffe predicted that!

If Will wants to honor his mother with the name "Francis" for a boy, this would not stop him, I would think. I can see Francis/Frances as part of the child's name.
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Yeah! Hey, the Giraffe predicted that!

If Will wants to honor his mother with the name "Francis" for a boy, this would not stop him, I would think. I can see Francis/Frances as part of the child's name.
Yeah, you predicted that, Gracie!

But Prince Pope of Cambridge also has a chance.
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Yeah, you predicted that, Gracie!

But Prince Pope of Cambridge also has a chance.
Prince Jorge Mario of Cambridge. Hey.....Jorge is George! I see two worlds colliding here......
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Prince Jorge Mario of Cambridge. Hey.....Jorge is George! I see two worlds colliding here......
The Archbishop of Canterbury will go nuts.
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I making fun about tha fact that both Queen Beatrix and Pope Benedict had abdicated this year.

And we all know about the aversion Her Majesty has from the "A" word.
Oh! I thought it was a Shakespearean joke. Much Ado About Nothing
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