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Merry Christmas? No. Mary Christmas!
圣诞快乐?不,是圣诞.玛丽

Utah's Woman's Real Name: Merry Christmas? No, It's Mary Christmas!
犹它州的一名妇女的名字叫做:快乐圣诞?不,是玛丽.圣诞

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Dec. 19, 2007

(AP) Merry Christmas to you, Mary Christmas. That's what the former Mary Young is hearing this holiday season, after she married Brian Christmas earlier this year.
祝你圣诞快乐,玛丽.圣诞。 这是原先叫做”玛丽.杨“的女士在今年节日里听到的祝福。今年早先时候,她和一位叫做布萊恩.圣诞的人结婚。
"It was meant to be," Mary Christmas told the Daily Herald of Provo. "God has a sense of humor. What are the chances that it would ever happen?"
玛丽.圣诞告诉《每日Provo先驱报》”这是天定。上帝真幽默。 这事情发生的几率有多大?“
She has found, however, that she is not alone. Mary Christmas has been working at Ancestry.com for three years and discovered there are as many as 100 other Mary Christmases in the United States.
不过,她还发现叫这个名字的不光只有自己一个人。 在Ancestry.com网站查找三年之后,玛丽.圣诞发现在美国还有100多位叫”玛丽.圣诞“这个名字的人。
The last name of Christmas has its origins in Wales, she said.
她说,”圣诞“这一姓的起源是威尔士。
"It was given to people that were born on Christmas Day," she said. "Somewhere back there someone of my husband's ancestors was born on Christmas. It is not a super common name."
她说:”在圣诞节出身的人们就取这个名字。以前,我丈夫的祖先当时就在圣诞节。这不是一个常用姓“
Christmas said her husband's grandmother, Joy Christmas, once was stopped at a counter at JCPenney, under suspicion for using a phony name.
圣诞说她的丈夫的祖母叫做Joy.圣诞;有一次被人扣留在JCPenney,因为怀疑其用假名。
The name brings compliments.
这个名字页带来了些恭维话。
"For many people, it seems to make them happy. 'You are my favorite,' they tell me. 'I think of your name and it makes me happy,'" Christmas said.
玛丽圣诞说:”对许多人来说,似乎这个名字让他们高兴,人们对我说‘你是我的最爱,一想到你的名字我就会感到快乐“
Her husband, Brian, says the best part of her name is that he has Mary Christmas all year long, not just in December.
她的丈夫,Brian说她的名字中最好的一部分在于他一年到头都有”圣诞.快乐’在身边,不只在12月。
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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldextra.com



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Post time 2007-12-21 09:43:51 |Display all floors
every day is christmas day for Mary :)
MAYDAY IS EVERY DAY

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Post time 2007-12-21 10:22:36 |Display all floors

幸福的女人

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Post time 2007-12-21 10:53:02 |Display all floors
Thank you both for your replies:-)

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