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Post by fruitbat » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:23 pm

Danica McKellar, from the show The Wonder Years has named her baby "Draco". Image

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There is no mention in the article that she's even heard of Harry Potter, but how could that not be the first person, fictional or otherwise, that one thinks of? I'd rather call a kid "Dudley".

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Post by Heather » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:30 pm

Cutie! Awww, he looks like a Draco, suits him. :D

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sat Dec 04, 2010 3:06 pm

Haha, very sweet. What a cute baby!


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Post by Lisabella » Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:03 am

I guess the name is ancient greek or latin or both. Heard something of an ancient greek (or roman- *clap your hands for my memory* :D) commander in my history courses as well as I heard of some Luciuses in the roman history.

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Post by Angel Tavington » Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:13 am

The article says that "Draco" is the "Latin word for dragon as well as a constellation". It's beautiful.


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Post by kjshd05 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:04 am

"Draco" is also the name of the dragon (Sir Sean Connery voiced) from the movie "Dragonheart"

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Post by Angel Tavington » Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:39 am

Yes, true! :D


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Post by Lisabella » Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:51 am

In Germany it isn't :D The translators made it 'Drago'. Would have sounded strange in english. Just like somebody forgot the n but in Germany the word for dragon is Drache so it fits here^^.

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Post by fruitbat » Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:25 pm

Lisabella wrote:I guess the name is ancient greek or latin or both. Heard something of an ancient greek (or roman- *clap your hands for my memory* :D) commander in my history courses as well as I heard of some Luciuses in the roman history.
On a (slightly) related note: I just finished reading the latest Falco mystery by Lindsey Davis. Falco's best friend is Lucius Petronius Longus.
"Petro" wasn't in this one, though, because, as in many of the Falco mysteries, the hero finds himself travelling throughout the Empire on a case. This one, "Alexandria", takes place in Egypt and sees the reappearance of the exotic dancer, Thalia, who travels with her snake/dance partner, a python named Jason. :D

(Lots of fun, in-library jokes in this novel by the way.)

Edited: to add some commas `n stuff.
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Post by Lisabella » Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:39 pm

Now, that's funny :D Should get that one. Have to have a look around at our University-library^^

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Post by Angel Tavington » Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:44 pm

Thalia, who travels with her snake/dance partner, a python named Jason.
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Post by marilaine » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:04 pm

kjshd05 wrote:"Draco" is also the name of the dragon (Sir Sean Connery voiced) from the movie "Dragonheart"
YEp! Which is why I always thought Jason was destined to play Lucius. He was "Lord FELTON, and who plays DRACO in HP? Tom FELTON.


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Post by a.p.k. » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:38 pm

marilaine wrote:
kjshd05 wrote:"Draco" is also the name of the dragon (Sir Sean Connery voiced) from the movie "Dragonheart"
YEp! Which is why I always thought Jason was destined to play Lucius. He was "Lord FELTON, and who plays DRACO in HP? Tom FELTON.


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Post by Angel Tavington » Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:15 pm

Marilaine...you make the best comments LOL! :hug



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