One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Tiffini, who did not want to give her second name, married a marine on August 16.’
- ‘When I tell you that his first name was Sam and his second name was Maguire, you will understand why he proved so popular.’
- ‘The Times has a charming article about Mongolia's reintroduction of second names, which were banned in the Soviet era because they reinforced tribal bonds.’
- ‘Not many cats have second names but Amber does.’
- ‘Janice - who preferred not to give me her second name - remembers the happy times she spent there when she was around 14 and 15.’
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