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NAMING CUSTOM

IT IS AN OLD MEXICAN CUSTOM TO GIVE A CHILD HIS MOTHER'S
MAIDEN NAME AS HIS MIDDLE NAME. RICK KALOSKI WOULD BE RICK
SMITH KALOSKI AND HIS KIDS WOULD BE RICK SMITH JONES KALOSKI.
NAMES GET VERY LONG AND THIS IS HOW ONE TRACES THEIR FAMILY
TREE. RICK ACTUALLY OBSERVED THIS IN SOME PARTS OF MEXICO
CITY, 1960.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD ; COLUMBIA REALTY OFFICE

Subject headings: Person / Nickname

Date learned: 02-00-1971

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