Theories on the origins of the name Carl

An offshoot from the Seagullean word Kaw,
meaning To shit.
An 18th Century title given to young boys
deserving of only coal from Kris Kringle.
An extinct Viking term for a matted mulch of curls.
The collective noun for Scarlets.
An acronym for Cute Arse, Rubbish Legs.
An ancient misspelling of Snarl.
A 12th Century prince who, rumour has it,
spent too much of his time questioning why
he had fingers, he forgot to leave the house.
The original spelling of the word Can’t.

© Carl Burkitt 2020

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