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So common they're uncommon

Post 1


Everyvody thinks that Sally, Jane and John and stuff like that are really common names, but you don't find them around too much anymore. smiley - weird

So common they're uncommon

Post 2

Researcher 186895

Real people I have known with silly names;
Peter Piper
Robin Banks
Ed Strong

So common they're uncommon

Post 3


Very true, I'm called Sally and I like it - I've only ever met 1 other person named the same, yet everyone knows how to spell it, etc.

Best of both worlds!

So common they're uncommon

Post 4

The H2G2 Editors

Sally's a good name. It sounds familiar but you're right, I actually only know of one other Sally and one Sally-Ann. smiley - ok

So common they're uncommon

Post 5


There was once a young man who was keen on two girls. One was called Alice while the other was called Sally. He decided to repeat the name of each girl over and over to see which one he liked better. After a while he realised they sounded just the same.

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