His mother agreed, smiling. The year we got Lily, we knew, of course, that we’d receive our female because we’d made our application and been approved. But I’d been wondering and wondering what her name would be. I could have sneaked a look at the list prior to the Zillion Beers Mafia Shirts ceremony, Father confided. The committee always makes the list in advance, and it’s right there in the office at the Nurturing Center.at all awed him. He glanced at his mother, the one responsible for adherence to the rules, and was relieved that she was smiling.
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As a matter of fact, he went on, I feel a little guilty about this. But I did go in this afternoon and looked to see if this year’s Naming list had been made yet. It was right there in the Zillion Beers Mafia Shirts office, and I looked up number Thirty-six—that’s the little guy I’ve been concerned about—because it occurred to me that it might enhance his nurturing if I could call him by a name. Just privately, of course, when no one else is around. Did you find it? Jonas asked. He was fascinated. It didn’t seem a terribly important rule, but the fact that his father had broken a rule