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February 28th, 2014 04:24 PM #1Junior Member
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What name excuse do you hate the most ?
What is the one thing people say when they don't like a name, that you cannot stand / hate the most.
Example : " Your kid will be bullied if you give him/her that name. "
Mine, would be, " Don't name your kid ____ it's a surname ! "
James, Tyler, Scott, Harper, Barry, Tracy, Casey, Richard and many others, are surnames as well as first names, should people stop using James and Richard as little boys name? Of course not. It drives me nuts !
- What excuse that people give when they don't like a name, do you dislike the most?
** Just bored and curious
February 28th, 2014 04:27 PM #3Senior Member
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"Poor child, they'll be bullied because it's so unusual."
I hear it whenever I tell people what my favorite names are here in Russia, where people are extremely conservative about naming.polina ∙ 19 ∙ art history major ∙ web developer
french/russian/swedish ∙ living in st. petersburg, russia
clementine ∙ astrid ∙ sidonia ∙ ottoline
felix ∙ sebastian ∙ milo ∙ atticus
in the silence of your bones and eyes
forgotten magic sits and waits for fire
February 28th, 2014 04:29 PM #5Senior Member
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It drives me nuts when someone says "that sounds made up" about a name that isn't "made up." I don't really resent the person saying it, though. I resent all the people who've made up names, thus leading people to expect that anything they haven't heard before is some modern, creative bunk.1 amazing son: Theodore IsaacWhy yes, I probably should be working!
Benjamin * Sebastian * Ezra * Edmund * Henry * Hugo * Cormac * Andrew * Winston * Levi * Zev
Arabella * Aviva * Ariella * Maeve * Matilda * Eleanor * Catherine * Charlotte * Beatrice
February 28th, 2014 04:32 PM #7
"We changed the spelling so we can be unique!" and "That's way too popular". More the second one, but still. Both make me cringe.
Annabel, Carlotta, Tamar, Jubilee, Lorelei, Lola, Josie, Alice, Indira, Claire, Liliosa, Vivienne, Ella, Abigail, Ivy
Jameson, Samuel, Archer, Dominic, Barnaby, Paul, Henry, Oliver, Jadon, Isaac, Harrison, Lawson, Ezra, Rhys
"The most beautiful voice in the world is that of an educated Southern woman."
(Stolen from @tabby)
February 28th, 2014 04:34 PM #9
"You like that name?!" Eugh.
Beatrice Flora Jane, Clara Felicity Kate, Rosalie Linnea Tess, Alexa Coralie Eve, Emmeline Alaska Sophie,
Charlie Jay, Gideon Bruce, Henry Liam
Also searching for ways to include:
Adeline, Avalon, Eliza, Greta, Imogen, Isla, Leora, & Winnie.
Asher, Caleb, Edwin, Felix, Grant, Hugo, Lachlan, Ronan, Rhett, & Wyatt.