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Is Cordelia too posh?

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waspish Mon 18-Aug-08 12:28:29

I would use Cora as a shortening. Just worried it might be too poncey.

nailpolish Mon 18-Aug-08 12:30:02

no i think its ok

and im not posh

nancy75 Mon 18-Aug-08 12:33:07

i really like it, and i could never be described as posh!

MrsMattie Mon 18-Aug-08 12:34:28

It is posh, yes. But I do quite like it anyway smile. I once worked with a very posh 'Cordi'. She was super beautiful and cool.

Cora is a lovely name, btw - in it's own right.

hellebores Mon 18-Aug-08 12:46:18

it has connotations of posh - but is still lovely - don't let that put you off using it, as it is a classy Shakespearian name.

Getthekettleon Mon 18-Aug-08 20:29:38

I know a Cordelia, she is a very strong beautiful women and the name really suits her. Its a nice name.

reginaphilangy Mon 18-Aug-08 20:33:05

I think Cordelia is posh, yes. Not too posh though - IMO its gorgeous!

... and Cora is soooooo sweet smile

collision Mon 18-Aug-08 20:34:30

I prefer Cora to Cordelia but I do like it.

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lostinfrance Mon 18-Aug-08 20:35:45

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harpomarx Mon 18-Aug-08 20:38:11

just to go against the grain - I think it is uber posh!

but I think that would also depend on what you and your family are like. A posh person saying Cordelia is off the scale posh but a less posh person might make it sound more 'normal' iyswim.

Cora is nice though.

Podrick Mon 18-Aug-08 20:38:56

posh and nice

Podrick Mon 18-Aug-08 20:39:36

may be shortened to Delia which is a bit dodge

mamalovesmojitos Mon 18-Aug-08 20:50:00

it's gorgeous - so what if it sounds posh.

Dior Mon 18-Aug-08 20:51:20

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charmkin Mon 18-Aug-08 20:51:32

Shorten it to Coco, dd has friend at ballet called Cordelia and gets called Coco, v sweet although they are uber posh

Heated Mon 18-Aug-08 20:51:58

It's beautiful.

MaloryDontDiveItsShallow Mon 18-Aug-08 20:53:08

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traceybath Mon 18-Aug-08 20:53:17

love, love both cordelia and cora.

CantSleepWontSleep Mon 18-Aug-08 20:55:37

It is a bit posh, but it's also gorgeous.

Dozymare Mon 18-Aug-08 21:02:17

gorgeous - and shortened to Lia is lovely as well!

pointydog Mon 18-Aug-08 21:05:30

yup.

Just go for Cora

mrswoolf Mon 18-Aug-08 22:07:04

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falcon Mon 18-Aug-08 22:21:18

I think it's beautiful and I prefer the full version to Cora.

Quattrocento Mon 18-Aug-08 22:22:31

It's lovely

Lakelover Tue 19-Aug-08 12:27:23

I think it's lovely too - also reminds me of the wonderful Anne of Green Gables!

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