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Thread: "Different Spelling"
November 3rd, 2012 05:16 PM #6
November 3rd, 2012 08:33 PM #8Senior Member
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Only legit, ethnic variations are OK by me.
November 3rd, 2012 09:51 PM #10Senior Member
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What I'd like to know is at what point did we start accepting alternative spellings as "legitimate" spellings? If it's one that's used by another culture that's perfectly acceptable but if it's just Kr8ve then it's just misspelled.Josephine Athénaïs - Josephine Ivy - Myriam Athénaïs - Vivienne Josephine
Athena Beatrice - Beatrice Cecile - Eléonor Anne-Sophie -Myriam Beatrice - Meredith ElizabethAmbrose Aristide - Ulysses Aristide
Girls: Aenor, Bérangère, Bérénice, Catalina, Honorine, Nadezhda Boys: Augustin, Calixte, Emeric, Hugo, Lambert, Maxandre, Maxence, Yves
November 3rd, 2012 10:38 PM #12
I agree completely. It baffles me that people think common names spelled oddly are "unique." Only the spelling is unique, and unique is not always a good thing.
November 3rd, 2012 10:48 PM #14
I totally agree, and what's worse, is that if you say the name wrong, the parent gets all upset.... well if you want me to say it correctly, spell it correctly.