Why does this image exist? I knew a guy who always called me The Inor. And a Chicago friend who pretends that the El is named after me. My name has so many variants. I've been called El, Ellie, Nor, Nora, Noriega, NorNau, ElinWhore, Igor, Ike. People continue to come up with variants. I guess in books Elinor (Eleanor) is the fussy maiden aunt. As opposed to sparkling Auntie Mame or Aunt Wanda. I spent my childhood idly wishing I was Debbie or Sue or Becky, like most of the girls I grew up, but now I like my name & its elegant Welsh spelling.
March 16, 2023