Fearne Cotton...had a baby boy called Rex!!

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YummyMummyFeelingFunny Thu 21-Feb-13 12:27:38

I like it.....

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 12:28:38

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Cassieyellow Thu 21-Feb-13 13:13:39

Not sure about Rex Rayne Wood- even Holly found it a mouthful when she just announced it on This Morning! But Rex is cool and very them.

Willow36 Thu 21-Feb-13 13:24:34

Cute name!

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 13:26:17

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squoosh Thu 21-Feb-13 13:27:22

Congratulations to her.

I love the name Rex but am perturbed that I have the same taste as Fearne Cotton.

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 13:29:05

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Gunznroses Thu 21-Feb-13 13:31:48

Okay i'm going to spoil the cart! i like Fearne cotton and very pleased she's had a lovely baby boy, but "REX"just sounds like a dog's name.

NorbertDentressangle Thu 21-Feb-13 13:32:13

Lovely. Let's hope that she takes to motherhood really well......so well that she retires from TV/radio in fact!

Lighthousekeeping Thu 21-Feb-13 13:34:21

Love it. You are right though. It's already getting popular. Reminds me of Bri's husband on Desparate Housewives.

farmersdaughter Thu 21-Feb-13 13:40:44

I like it.

It could of been something much worse.

As for it being a so called dogs name whatever that means...my dad's dogs are Milly and Molly. Plenty of girls running about with those names.

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 13:43:11

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Gunznroses Thu 21-Feb-13 13:51:18

Farmersdaughter - but unlike Milly and Molly, the name 'REX' has very strong connections to dog's, its a popular dog's name. It's a nice name in itself but its been used in so many fictional stories (and i've met 3 Rex's all dogs)that its spoilt it a bit.

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 13:56:01

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farmersdaughter Thu 21-Feb-13 13:59:31

Gunz {sticks tongue out and blows a raspberry in general direction} grin

I think it's fabulous.

Gunznroses Thu 21-Feb-13 14:04:58

Lockets - i suppose the difference with that though is most of us have met a person called 'Lucy' infact loads, so it counterbalances the dog effect iyswim, probably more people called Lucy than dogs. I wonder how many people we all know called 'Rex' for me i haven't met any at all, you also mentioned you hadn't met any except ds , infact i know people who have steered away from that name simply because of its overuse for dog's.

Try googling it and see what you come up with!

simplesusan Thu 21-Feb-13 14:05:28

It's not my cup of tea but I have heard worse.

squoosh Thu 21-Feb-13 14:08:45

It definitely has strong dog connotations for lots of people, however this wouldn't bother me a jot. It makes me think of a brooding, tousel haired, chisel jawed, Edwardian hero who struts around being a bit caddish to women. <fans self>

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 14:11:07

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Gunznroses Thu 21-Feb-13 14:32:36

Lockets - I asked you to google it because you seemed surprised when i posted that i associate it with a dog's name. if you had just said you've known that all along but didn't care anyway wink, then i would just have accepted that, but you were making it out to seem as if i was making the whole dog association all up.

Whoever uses the name Rex that's up to them, but the thread was asking people's opinion of the name.

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 14:38:50

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squoosh Thu 21-Feb-13 14:40:51

I don't like the 'Rayne' bit much.

Congratulations Fearne ! thanks

Bet you'll be having a peek on here at some point.

Gunznroses Thu 21-Feb-13 14:53:07

Yes you did. By you saying you had never met a dog called Rex you were indirectly insinuating that you've never heard of any such association, if you weren't you could have just said "Yes i know, but we like it".

lockets Thu 21-Feb-13 14:54:56

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