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to think pushy Mums should at least take a break during the flight?

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Talkinpeace Sun 07-Apr-13 20:59:42

Flying home from holiday today, yummy mummy of OUTRAGEOUSLY named children spent the whole flight
getting them to do maths (or actually she did the whole lot and they looked longingly at my game of bejewelled)
then read Harry Potter to them (loudly)
then got them to write up their holiday diaries (yes dear, other people had villas with pools too)
then nagged her husband to read to them (he didn't)
and basically stopped anybody near her from enjoying their reading material and all of us wondered if she really knew what her child's name said about her (read your history BEFORE naming the child, not after)

PS economy airline - so she was cheap as well as loud.

PoppadomPreach Sun 07-Apr-13 21:09:59


JumpChoccy Sun 07-Apr-13 21:10:13


LindyHemming Sun 07-Apr-13 21:10:21

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minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:10:52


JumpChoccy Sun 07-Apr-13 21:11:04

Cnut? Ethelred? Charles the Fat?

WildThong Sun 07-Apr-13 21:11:08

Juno and Gideon?

UniqueAndAmazing Sun 07-Apr-13 21:11:15

I want to know the names!

Molehillmountain Sun 07-Apr-13 21:11:39

Shadrach, mesach and abednego?

K8Middleton Sun 07-Apr-13 21:11:45

Christ my mother used to try to get us to do scrap books on holiday. Mine was always full of the plastic cutlery and salt and pepper sachets from the aeroplane. She really knew how to suck the joy out of a holiday.

I feel sorry for those kids sad and for those passengers on the plane being forced to witness the Loud Parenting.

What were the kids called? Nero and Caligula?

minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:12:06


Talkinpeace Sun 07-Apr-13 21:12:07

poor little sod was named after a roman emperor
MAN will he get teased when he hits secondary school - even if its a naice one
now she knows what I look like as a I suspect she posts on here grin

she did praise him for going up the escalator well though

JumpChoccy Sun 07-Apr-13 21:12:19

Euphemiasnurk at Kim-Jong Il smile

minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:12:22


skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:12:55

Oh, I need the name!

AnyoneforTurps Sun 07-Apr-13 21:13:02


Molehillmountain Sun 07-Apr-13 21:13:04

But I guess those are biblical not historical really. Hannibal and Ivan?

Maat Sun 07-Apr-13 21:13:18


minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:13:31

Oh come on!!!!!
Tell us it was Caligula!
I'll piss myself laughing.

skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:13:54



LindyHemming Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:01

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mistressploppy Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:16

Got to be Nero

skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:17


HollyBerryBush Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:25

Claudius ? he was nice

apostropheuse Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:27

Hey going up an escalator well isn't something to be scoffed at. grin

Gossipmonster Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:29


Or is he Greek?

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