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Oma, Opa, Uroma, and Uropa

Awhile back Kim and I decided that we’d go by Momma and Poppa for Murrow … but what would Murrow call my parents?  My mom decided they’ll be his Oma and Opa.  It is the German/Dutch name for a grandmother and grandfather, and even though we’re not either of those enthnicities, we’re game.  I’m not sure about the great grandmother and grandfather versions though, Uroma and Uropa sound like moons of Jupiter or something.

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  1. alison wrote:

    yeah, they tried that whole thing with us, but it just didn’t take. my step-mother insists on being called ‘jodie’ (no, that’s not her name), but it ends up being ‘grandma jodie’.