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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.

Maat Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:33


ElectricalBanana Sun 07-Apr-13 21:14:44

Pol pot?

Ho chi?

Saddam? as in Saddam get yer arse here and write yer bloody diary!

skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:03


elQuintoConyo Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:09

Mussolini and Franco?

currentbuns Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:17

My money's on Nero

Molehillmountain Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:31

K8middleton-I now feel better about failing to get mine to do holiday diaries. My mother used to make me write postcards. Dh's parents still don't know that the reason he didn't want to go in a school trip to France was the thought of the post trip project! Still went though.

Maat Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:36

I want it to be Caligula though

ChameleonCircuit Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:46


C'mon, fess up!

Sparklingbrook Sun 07-Apr-13 21:15:48


Talkinpeace Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:05

put it this way, he'll get called 'tit' a lot at school - may already do so ...

never heard the other child clearly addressed by name - slight favouritism issues as well

HazardLamps Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:09

Napoleon and Nelson?

ArcaneAsylum Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:27

If it's Augustus, I'm tempted to think 'Gloop' rather than the Roman emperor.

WildThong Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:33

Got to be Julius.
How do you go up an escalator badly? smile

skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:41

Constantine's Artabasados, right?!

HollyBerryBush Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:46


minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:16:52

Ulysses is an awesome name.

MintyyAeroEgg Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:01

Omg, the woman who was sitting behind us on our flight back from Spain last week was also on your flight TIP? She gets around a bit!!

skratta Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:02


HazardLamps Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:02

X-posted. Titus?

HollyBerryBush Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:07

Could be called Tight-arse rather than Tit

Molehillmountain Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:11

Some people just don't understand that some underused names are not undiscovered gems that they're terribly clever to have unearthed, eh?

Maat Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:23

Titus !!

apostropheuse Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:32

Titus! ohhh

Talkinpeace Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:37

ps child was at least 6 - but watching mum doing an age 8 maths book on his behalf : loudly.

minouminou Sun 07-Apr-13 21:17:51

.....a gnat's chuff......

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