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To: alt.lucky.w,alt.magick,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.religion.wicca,alt.pagan
From: lorax666 
Subject: Working Names
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 20:30:58 GMT

50030227 VII

>>I would prefer that you not use the name Sandy, as this is not my 
>>working name. Other people use it in arw, to degrade me, or to try and 
>>use this name as a power lever, or to try and "put me in my place."

"[Doc Jeff]" :
>	Forgive me, please, but could you expand on this "working
>name" concept?

my guess is that it pertains to magic-work, usually the name
referred to as what is used within the Neopagan, Magical, or
New Age community, rather than a street-name. some folks have
lives that divide up names based on activities and whether it
interacts with civil authorities. sometimes these are
names accepted/given/taken in initiation ceremonies, as when
Gardnerian Wiccans issue degrees based on performance and
reliability.

blessed be!

lorax666

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