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If you have more than one syllable in your name, be prepared to lose all but one and possibly add a “y’ or ‘z’ to the end. If we don’t know your name, you might find it Anglicised (changed to an English name) Here are a few.
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This web site presents the interventions of MICHAEL ROBERTS in the public realm with reference to Sri Lankan political affairs. It will embrace the politics of cricket as well. ROBERTS was educated at St. Aloysius College in Galle and the universities of Peradeniya and Oxford. He taught History at Peradeniya University and Anthropology at Adelaide university. He is now retired and lives in Adelaide.
General rule of thumb (and not just for people’s names, either) – if it’s long, we shorten it; if it’s short, we lengthen it.