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Name Change - Ponderings C Connelly mcgil mmmg@netscape.net On 07/28/2000 1:05:00 PM, ~*Lady*Donna*~ wrote:
>I wonder why Samuel Clemens
>changed his name to Mark
>Twain! Does anyone know???
>
I don't remember the exact story (& I'm not curious enough to check it out on the internet) but I recall that Clemens chose Mark Twain because he was writing about "The River" and expression, mark twain, had something to do with navigating the river on the river boats.

mimi



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