Friday, 21 September 2018

2125 Notable Name of the Day


Windy Li (Ms), reporter, SCMP, Hong Kong (reference here)

Windy is of English derivation, and its meaning is "friend". Windy is a variant form of Wendy.

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Name Category: Rare

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Videoclips Typhoon Mangkhut Mangosteen in Hong Kong

Super Typhoon Mangkhut (Thai for mangosteen) hit the Philippines on 14 September 2018, and as it approached Hong Kong was downgraded to a Severe Storm. Nevertheless, on 16 September 2018 it tore into the city with sustained wind speeds of 195km/h, coming within 100km of the city at its closest, making it the most powerful since Typhoon Hope in 1979.
 








Wednesday, 19 September 2018

2124 Notable Name of the Day


Almond Li (Ms), reporter, VIU TV News, Hong Kong

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Name Category: Rare

Monday, 17 September 2018

2123 Notable Name of the Day


Anson Tang Tsz-on, chairman, Government Lifeguards General Union, Hong Kong (reference here)

see many other Anson names here

About Notable Names
Name Category: Creation for females; Rare for males; Son-suffix; somewhat common in Hong Kong

Saturday, 15 September 2018

2122 Notable Name of the Day


Keina Fukaumi Chiu (Ms), reporter, TVB News, Hong Kong (link)



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Name Category: Creation

Thursday, 13 September 2018

2121 Notable Name of the Day


Chermaine Lee Sheung-man, now a 25-year-old university student, used to go to Beacon College, in the run-up to her A-level exams. 
“If I hadn’t attended tutorial school I wouldn’t have succeeded in getting into a university,” Lee said (reference here).

About Notable Names
Name Category: Creation; Phonetic-based? Substitution; Translocation

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

2120 Notable Name of the Day

Cello Chan, assistant general manager, project marketing, Wheelock Properties, Hong Kong (reference here)
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Name Category: Creation