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Jed or Jet?

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lighthousekeeping Fri 28-Sep-12 21:25:22

Just trying to help my sis out. Her heads spinning for names for the bruiser she's just brought home grin

Finbert Fri 28-Sep-12 21:26:20

Jet, Jed reminds me if Jedward!!

Rindercella Fri 28-Sep-12 21:26:45

Congratulations to your sister!

Jed is cool; Jet is not

ignores all things Jedward in that statement

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:27:05

Jet. Very cool.

Rindercella Fri 28-Sep-12 21:27:13

xpost grin

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:27:40

X-post! grin

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:28:03

Oh for goodness sake! smile

Call him Jinx!!!

janie2 Fri 28-Sep-12 21:28:46

Jed, I knew someone called Jed and he was really smart, handsome and all round good guy!

Also knew a wee lad called Jos - totally suited his name no idea what it might have been short (joseph maybe?) for but I've had a soft spot for the name since!

YoullLaughAboutItOneDay Fri 28-Sep-12 21:29:04

Josiah, nn Jed <West Wing nut>

lighthousekeeping Fri 28-Sep-12 21:29:07

He looks like an Eddie to me. Huge boy!!

What would Jet be short for though?

Rindercella Fri 28-Sep-12 21:29:29

WWVD - grin

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:29:57

Jettison.

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:30:25

Rinders grin

BabylonPI Fri 28-Sep-12 21:32:24

Not Jed - I know a Jed, he's 3 and a nasty bully angry

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:32:54

Or there's Chet. Could be short for Chester.

WhatWouldVegansDo Fri 28-Sep-12 21:33:30

Jethro!

VoldemortsNipple Fri 28-Sep-12 21:37:49

I know a Boy called Gem.
jet reminds me of a little kid in a baseball kit for some reason.
Jed reminds me of somebody sitting with a guitar getting stoned. confused I'm sure I must have deeply buried memories, but for the life of me I couldn't tell you why.

WinklyFriedChicken Fri 28-Sep-12 21:39:14

Neither!

Jet

Jed

iloveberries Fri 28-Sep-12 21:43:46

She should get some sleep then think of some names which won't cause her son to be ridiculed for the rest of his life!

jaffacakehips Fri 28-Sep-12 21:45:07

Neither.

I know a James nn Jazz. He's in his 50 and hot cool.

lighthousekeeping Fri 28-Sep-12 21:51:18

Jeramiah is nice and could be either of those names, I think? Im sure she will give it awhile to get to know him, although if the girls have their way he will be Justin Bieber smile

mayanna123 Fri 28-Sep-12 22:11:02

Jet is cool! Jed isn't imo - reminds me of Jedward.

nooka Sat 29-Sep-12 06:35:54

Jet strikes me as the sort of name a teenager would choose because they thought it was cool. Jed is OK as a nn although the obvious name that comes to mind for the long form is Jedidiah which is fairly awful really.

nooka Sat 29-Sep-12 06:38:41

More constructively, what about Jerome or Jeremy? Justin's not so bad grin

Badgerina Sat 29-Sep-12 12:36:55

A Jed is in bed,
And the bed of a Jed,
Is the softest of beds in the world,
It is said.

He makes it from pompoms,
He grows on his head,
He's sleeping right now,
On the softest of fluff,
Completely exhausted,
From growing the stuff...

(From Dr Seuss's Sleep Book)

grin grin grin

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