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August 14th, 2009, 03:27 PM
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I saw the name that is traditionally spelt 'Isla', spelt Eilah the other day... WDYT?? I like that spelling a lot better
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August 14th, 2009, 03:48 PM
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Hm.. I dunno. Isla is the feminine version of Islay, which an actual island. Changing the spelling doesn't really work for me. If it was just a random name I could probably go for it.. but it's a "real" name - it take makes sense. I couldn't change the spelling of India, either.
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August 14th, 2009, 04:17 PM
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I don't like it.
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August 14th, 2009, 04:56 PM
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I prefer the original spelling. i think it looks prettier. also, even though i know that your spelling says isla, i keep reading your spelling as E-lah.
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August 14th, 2009, 06:15 PM
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Isla is beautiful. Eilah is... meh.
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August 14th, 2009, 07:38 PM
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I'm not a fan of that spelling. The only other spelling I'd consider is Ayla....which would probably still get pronounced A-lah.
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August 14th, 2009, 08:49 PM
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I reallllly prefer Isla! At first I thought it was pronounced ee-lie-uh ... but then I figured it out

No where near as sophisticated looking imo.

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August 14th, 2009, 11:39 PM
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I'm not a fan of "made up" spellings.
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August 15th, 2009, 12:22 AM
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I much prefer Isla.
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