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    "What is in a name?"

    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of the expression or the rhetorical question "What is in a name?"

    They were talking about "Artest" who became "Metta World Peace"

    When do we usually say that expression?

    Thanks.

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    Re: "What is in a name?"

    Shakespeare probably started it circa 1592 in Romeo and Juliet.

    Juliet:
    "What's in a name? That which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet."
    Ron Artest changed his name to Metta World Peace. He remains the same person no matter what he chooses to be called.

    Rover

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    Re: "What is in a name?"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Shakespeare probably started it circa 1592 in Romeo and Juliet.



    Rover
    meaning "the name is not important". Hope I got it right.

    Thanks.

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