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February 9th, 2014 12:09 AM #1
Never Should Have Asked: My List According to My Sister
So, it started with me just casually asking my sister about a name I was considering booting from my list, Kerensa. What ensued was a full on battle over my name list. It was pretty funny. I listed her responses as follows.
Anastasia: "No. She was a executed."
Arcadia: "Like the University?"
Aurelia: "Like 'I'll rail ya!'?"
Cordelia: "Reminds me of corduroy. No."
Daphne: "Scooby Doo!"
Genevieve: "No. Just name her Ginny. If you name your kid Genevieve, I'll smack you and fight for custody of your kid."
Kerensa: "Sounds like the furniture, Credenza."
Josephine: "You aren't Mexican."
Evangeline: "Where the **** do you come up with this stuff? Sounds like Angelica."
Marina: "You'd name your kid after a place you keep a boat?"
Sabrina: "The teenage witch!"
Other like Amaryllis and Hadley also got mocking responses, but I didn't write them down. After bashing Genevieve, I was afraid to mention Dulcinea, Holiday, Nerissa, Olympia, Gelasia, and Araminta. (is Genevieve really that bad? It's my #1, so I'm kind of sad...)
It amazes how oblivious to legitimate names non-name nerds can be, lol.
February 9th, 2014 12:14 AM #3
Wooooooowwww. Some of these are just hilariously ignorant. "You aren't Mexican?" Really? I mean, come on, they don't even have a J sound in Spanish! Just wooooww.
Seriously, do not listen to anything she said. At all. Genevieve is perfectly nice, I even knew how to pronounce it [the non-French way] at an early age thanks to Madeline. And now I know a teenage Genevieve whose name suits her perfectly and who has never had pronunciation problems, to my knowledge. Your list is lovely.g w e n
❀ Viola Mireille ○ Sancia Blue ○ Cosima Vale ○ Cleo Iphigenia
Dash Apollo ○ Madoc Orion ○ Balian Ross ○ Kieran August ✮
Cameron Alastor Wilde ⋆ Mars Auberon ⋆ Aril Cassius Jett
Willow Alianora ⋆ Coraline Isilmë ⋆ Elodie Aurora Sanan ⋆ Celia Belle
↠ v o t e ↞
February 9th, 2014 12:16 AM #5
HahHaha oh man those are all awesome names. Id like to see her name list.....Cheers,
Archer Lawrence (Archie) 2014
Broderick Pearson (Brock) 2016
Carol Ellen (Mommy)
David Robert (Daddy)
Elena Rose (Ellie) 2011
Felicity Iris (Lissy) 2012
Fav names: Harrison & Genevieve (Evie or Gigi)
To live, to love, to be understood.
February 9th, 2014 12:22 AM #7
February 9th, 2014 12:23 AM #9
Carol: Thank you! I mentioned on your thread, I love your daughters' names as well. Anyway, I asked my sis what she would name a daughter, and all she said was "I don't know. I haven't thought ahead that far." :P