This request was always guaranteed to produce a large response, if
only because the issue is so intractable.
I should be most interested to hear of any examples of how the name
Meir Hersch/Meyer Hersh was contracted or abbreviated for everyday use
in the home. Whenever I ask my surviving aunts to explain, I get
something that's quite unintelligible!
John Berkeley (previously Berkovic)
Moderator: I think that we've once again exhausted this topic. Thread is ended unless
someone has a specific question or new information that will be of general interest.