Aug 26, 2005, 2:39 PM
Post #19 of 25
Don Rex! Normally Don is applied to a first name, like Don Rex. So, Don Palomares would be incorrect on that level because Palomares is a last name. My lovely wife's, actually. So, there is an error I am commiting that I own up to. However, it has a nice sound, don't you think? I certainly do.
Re: [RexC] To Don or not to Don
True, it is a Spanish honorific that one normally does not bestow on oneself. But we live in a postmodern world, and all the rules are out the window, according to a broad spectrum of the intelligentsia. I heartily disagree, but I will take advantage of them at this moment.
Anyway, here in my humble pueblo of Tzurumutaro, I am indeed a person of consequence (there is scant competition), so I am taking the liberty of bestowing the word upon myself. So there.
But to justify my doing so to you, I will note that the very first person to call me Don Palomares on this forum was the Rose of Morelia!
Around here, she is an arm of the government.
So, there you have it. I have been officially Don'd.
Anyway, as I mentioned in another spot, I am seriously considering elevating myself to emperorship, as already has happened on another (more civilized) Mexico forum. My apologies to The Rose.
And, no, ABQ, Don is not my first name. It is my partially self-bestowed honorific. Don Rex is right. I done it to myself.
From Tzurumutaro, Michoacan, "The Village of the Darned."
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