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June 26th, 2013 09:00 AM #1Senior Member
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I recently have found my Paddington books and began to think about Paddington as a name for a baby. I'm quite liking it for the middle name spot...WDYT?[FONT=Times New Roman]
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June 26th, 2013 09:04 AM #3Senior Member
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Paddington Bear isn't a bad character at all, but I find the name a bit over the top and pretentious sounding. I know he was named after the London train station, which is my second thought when hearing the name. Paddington strikes me as being quite an upper-class sounding surname as well, though, which is why I find it a bit pretentious.
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June 26th, 2013 09:46 AM #5
It could work as a middle name. It's a little too well associated with the bear and a little too pretentious-sounding for a first name, I think.
June 26th, 2013 11:25 AM #7Ashley
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June 26th, 2013 11:26 AM #9
To me it's all bear.