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Finding Helens....

I was musing on my way home, in that random-walk-of-thoughts way that one does, that I've never not known a Helen in Cambridge during any (non-Summer) term that I've been here. This is an honour shared with many male names (Matthew, Chris, arguably Andrew and Phil at first thoughts), but I can't think of any other female names for which it is true, despite having known more women than men.

The names Sarah and Naomi come close (less than three terms either way), and I've known many of the SGO since the second year.

Names that I've only ever known one owner of are perhaps more interesting, though - I've never met another Merryn for instance...

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