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  1. #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by thatkathryngirl View Post
    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.
    This... I completely agree. I also think it's a bit soft sounding, so you'd need a good, strong first name.
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    Too much of a reach.

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    It's all bear to me. Rather pretentious, too.
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    Honestly, I would have to try really hard not to laugh if I met a kid named Paddington. I can't think of a single guy I know who would enjoy being named Paddington.
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    Quote Originally Posted by southern.maple View Post
    Honestly, I would have to try really hard not to laugh if I met a kid named Paddington. I can't think of a single guy I know who would enjoy being named Paddington.
    Agree with this. It's about the bear and also as a Londoner - about Paddington station. Great name for a dog though :-)

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