One day, my mom asked me, “When is your name, Gray?”
I looked up and smiled, where did you hear it?
For a very long time, a lot of writers use pseudonyms and nicknames.
Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss.
There are many reasons for change of names.
1. To keep low-profiles and not wanting to attract unnecessary attention.
2. To escape from criticisms or hide from authorities.
3. Just for fun.
For a fact, Donald Trump got his ancestry wrong when he first announced to the world. In fact, he was the descendant of Drumpf, a German and his mother was a Scot. His first wife is a Czech, Ivana Zelníčková and his current wife is, Melanija Knavs who later on became Melania Knauss.
The entire family is American.
And now the Trumps have problems with immigrants.
Family name is important and naming children is equally important.
Though if one were to name the children like, Ah Tu (pig), Ah Kao (dog) and Ayer Mani (semen), its still alright.
Although names can bring confidence to one, it doesn’t really matter when it comes to proving one’s worth. Be proud of one’s own name in whatever form that it is.
The Koay, Guo – interesting include the muslim community that were the companions of the Prophet Mohammad S.A.W.,peace be upon him.
It took a kinsman to tell me this interesting story one day when I was at his place with my companions.
Here is our story:
In China, some Koays became prominent advisers to the Government and there was one such person, Guo Jia – that was well quoted in historical text and lamented on his death.
The current ones included Robert Kuok, a billionaire in his own right.
So, you are Gray?
Yes I am.