2... That's 11 characters long and in grade one it sometimes took me 3 lines to put my name on the upper right hand corner of the picture I'd just coloured!
3... Friends have shortened my name to Sherri since back in highschool.
4... My mother has never liked this.
5... In grade one when the teacher shortened my name, I didn't realize she was talking to me, so I didn't respond (my mother is still proud of this...and tells the story whenever she can...
6... My maternal grandmother didn't want me to just be named Sherry because it could be associated with alcohol?!
7... While friends mostly call me Sherri to my face, they often refer to me as Sherri-Lynn when they are talking about me.
8... In elementary school some kids would tease me by calling me Miss Lynn when the teacher would have me help her with something.
9... My mother had thought about naming me Scarlet....thankfully she didn't! (Shannon-Louise was another runner up too! ...I'll stick Sherri, thank-you-very-much!)
10.. Cheri in french means 'sweetheart', 'darling' and 'dear'.
11.. Sherri (according to babynames.com) means 'beloved'.
12.. Lynn (again via babynames.com) means 'pretty one'.
13.. My middle name is Marie (...when I was a child I wanted THAT to be my first name).
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