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Wow!  I never realized hedges were such a specialized craft! 8-)

Thanks for the fun facts.

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Seems like a LOT of labour!    :O

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I loved learning about that, SFA...I had no idea it was such an art, a craft...and from 1942, that was wartime!

Thinking of all the British names that designate your occupation, like Fletcher, Clark, Wheeler, Baker, Cartwright, just plain Wright, and of course Smith. And, one of the journalists I follow has surname Hedges -- so I wonder if his ancestor did that.

***Late additions, from the honorable Google: Archer, Baker, Brewer, Butcher, Carter, Clark, Cooper, Cook, Dyer, Farmer, Faulkner, Fisher, Fuller, Gardener, Glover, Head, Hunt or Hunter, Judge, Mason, Miller, Page, Parker, Potter, Sawyer, Slater, Smith, Taylor, Thatcher, Turner, Weaver, Woodman.

...and, I learned that Kellogg is from Kill Hogg, in other words a hog butcher!

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I will see if i can track down some more MOI films.

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After you upvoted, do look again because I added more English occupational names!

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Oh yes...i remember my History teacher doing this-occupations /names..etc...Then she got to me..

It doesn’t always work.Mine is Irish Gaelic and means’The male descendant of the Chief!’

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My own surname is British...that's what bubbled through all the Heinz 57 varieties of our family...from the Olde Anglo-Saxon, means 'riotous laughter'... :D


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