Monday, January 10, 2011

what's in a name?

i didn't want to say anything here in case it didn't happen but...i'm getting a new car! it's a 2009 silver honda civic.

that's what she looks like but that's obviously not her. i'm not sure when i'm going to get her. i am selling my car at carmax so i have to figure out a night this week when i can go after work.

now for an important matter, the name. the first thing i thought of was sylvia because, duh, it is a silver car. but then my friend bonnie told me that's the name of her new car. i know we're not talking kids here so it wouldn't really matter if our cars had the same name but it got me thinking about other names. the next thing that came to mind was sophia, as in sophia petrillo because she had silver hair. then i started thinking about other old ladies from tv and the next name that came to mind was thelma, as in thelma harper from mama's family. THEN i thought, what if my car is actually a man? i could name him after one of my favorite silver foxes, like tony bourdain or anderson cooper. or bill murray. i mean, he's not really a silver fox but he's my favorite anything and he has gray hair. 

so now i am officially stuck. i met the car on saturday but maybe i need to wait until i've spent a little more time with it to decide on a name. 

1 comment:

Centrechick said...

I actually really like the idea of you naming the car after a silver fox.

Or just calling it "Foxy"