- "Trixie" is sometimes used as a derogatory slang term referring to a young urban white woman, usually in her late 20s or early 30s and single. They are typically depicted as social-climbing women looking to marry men with money." Hm. Our Trixie is 23 but other than being precocious in her gold-digging ways she fits this description like an old shoe.
- "Trixie Smith(1895-1943) - Blues singer best remembered today for the excellent jazz bands that accompanied her on her records which were often released under the name Trixie Smith and Her Down Home Syncopators." And now I think I've found the name of our all Bettys rhythm and blues band...
- [Betty Debbie] And then there is the homophone - "tricksy", as in : tricksy hobbitses, always keeping it from us...yes, my precious, we wants it.
- [Betty Keira] Trixie belongs to a family of names (Lola, Roxanne, Mame, etc...) that, through no fault of their own, spell trouble with a capital T.
Monday, February 8, 2010
An Unlikely Romance--Discussion Thread
I went to Wikiname to plumb the symbolic depths of the name Trixie as it is such a Neels outlier. What was she trying to tell us? What is the double meaning? Why the Trixie haters? And so I give you, Trixie's in History!