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The Travels Of Odysseus

by | 25th, November 2004

‘WE should go easy on Victoria Beckham – she is not the only poncho-wearing mother of a child with a ridiculous name in the world.

”Odysseus was excited about his date with rosy-fingered Dawn”

Hell, she’s not even the only poncho-wearing mother of a child with a ridiculous name in this week’s Hello!

Let us introduce you to Marie-Chantal, wife of Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, owner of a cream woollen poncho and since two months ago mother of Odysseus.

Of course, we all know that Odysseus is to Athens what John is to London and Romeo is to, well, Rome and that there is nothing peculiar about naming your children after Homeric heroes.

Paris Hilton was, we are sure, named after Priam’s son; Neighbours’ Helen Daniels was the original face that launched a thousand ships, and the 1970s children’s favourite Hector’s House was an oblique reference to the city

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