Sunday, September 24, 2006

What's in name?

The great bard may have said these words, but it is after all left to an individual to believe them or not. As the time has progressed, people have asked "what's in the spelling of the name?" and suitably changes the way they spell their names to bring them better luck. Especially the stars of Indian movie industry have followed this and made several debuts with different names.

Ramachandra Guha gives an interesting and entertaining account of name and religion conversions by Test cricketers. Read the article here.

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