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Thread: Is Bran usable?

  1. #6
    Too much of an association with bran muffins, raisin bran crunch, and other breakfast cereals.

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    What about Bram? Fairly similar but without the breakfast connotations

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    I agree with some of the previous posters, the association with a character from a popular show like GoT just makes the name very wearable. I like the sound of Bran. I don't think of the cereals.
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    I like Bran quite a bit. Short and to the point, has a good sound. Not everybody is a gamer, not everybody reads science fiction-not an association to worry about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by liztheartist View Post
    Too much of an association with bran muffins, raisin bran crunch, and other breakfast cereals.
    Agree.

    Bran isn't terrible as a nickname but it lacks a lot as a given name, IMO.
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