Tuesday, May 17, 2005 AD Changing the Words In a metrical version of Psalm 45, one of the lines ends "your father's household dear." It's funny, because I've always read verse 10 as, "Forget about all that past misery" rather than "Put aside that good thing in favor of this better one." So if you listen closely you can hear me sing, "your father's household drear." Hey...neither's in the original text, so it's not like I'm mucking about with the Word itself, right?
Part of the reason the hyphenation thing annoys me is that I would so like to be rid of my current surname and would never keep it should the normal opportunity to change it arise. I don't want it to be my identity. This is also why I prefer to be called Miss Valerie rather than Miss B---. If I'm going to be identified by only going to be one of my names, I'd rather it be the one I like! But I acquiesce to parental rules on these matters.... Posted by Valerie (Kyriosity) at 5/17/2005 11:47:00 AM
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