Without low-effort, low quality trolls it might go back to being nearly as good as ?off

Why is it so common in N. America to use the middle initial?

Well, why is it? For example I don't think I have ever, or perhaps only rarely, seen anyone from Europe sign posts as "Hugh G. One" or anything like that.
Permalink Yes Aaron I'm looking at you ;-) 
March 9th, 2005
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