monk wrote:my kids name is George but it's spelled imadumass.
Mathmo wrote:I kind of have a resolution not to hate names because I think it tends to be all tied up with class privilege and snobbery and things and so I try to just accept everything.
9. Michael (6). The whipping boy for people who scorned "common" names. Names like Matthew, Sarah and Emily also came up several times. (Notably, they were the most likely names to be defended by others in the conversation.)
MFS wrote:so I should be safe, having named my kids Taliban, Fartknocker, Gangrapist, and Donaldtrump?
Mathmo wrote:Also, I thought it interesting that Catherine (the one who's just married Prince William) is Catherine with a C but Kate with a K. Anyone else think that? I guess Kate is a more standard spelling than Cate ...
helium wrote:Every vagina is different, right? A unique and original vag-snowflake?
Butterfly North wrote:Also now I'm in Oxford I have a kind of snobbery about posh names. I'm not going to go into them on the public bit of the forum because that feels like bullying when I'm thinking of specific people. But it's hard when someone says to you 'Oh you must meet Crispin!' not to assume that Crispin is a bit of a twat (I don't know anyone called Crispin).
Eravial wrote:Oh, and rhyming names for twins. I'm friends with these twins, Tracey and Stacey, and people are always like "...really?" when they learn their names.
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