Why is this girl named after tarry stools?
[FONT=Arial][SIZE=2]Fun show, but I just can't stop laughing because this girl's name means dark, tarry stools! See definition....SYLLABICATION: me·le·na NOUN: A condition marked by black, tarry stool or vomit composed largely of blood that has been acted on by gastric juices, resulting from a hemorrhage along the digestive tract.
ETYMOLOGY: New Latin melna, from Greek melaina, feminine of mels, black.
Ok, who are her parents and what were they thinking? What a pretty name! Imaging calling out her name in the throes of passion....is it good sex or a medical emergency?
Do you think any of the guys with medical backgrounds made the connection? I don't know how they couldn't. The term is used pretty commonly.
Well, that's my post, and I couldn't help but alert America.