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biscuitracer Fri 26-Oct-12 18:48:41

I'm thinking of calling my next daughter coriander, what do you all think?

bigbluebump Fri 26-Oct-12 18:52:28

Reminds me of the Sally Gardner book - great story. Never met a real life Coriander, but why not?

cheeseandmushroomghostie Fri 26-Oct-12 18:53:10

Depends on your surname. If its Green, I wouldn't.

sunflowerseeds Fri 26-Oct-12 18:53:23

If she's twins they could be Carrot and Coriander. Or Tomato and Basil.
Vegetable names are a bit hippy.

AThingInYourLife Fri 26-Oct-12 18:57:44

Don't be ridiculous.

grin

Coriander? grin

PickledFanjoCat Fri 26-Oct-12 18:58:13

Spicy.

messtins Fri 26-Oct-12 19:00:12

Rosemary
Lavender
Minty (short for Araminta)
Flat leaf parsley

Nope, sorry, I don't think herb names is a good theme to pursue.

clam Fri 26-Oct-12 19:03:04

Sorry, but I'm going to be cruel to be kind.

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! People will take the piss for ever and ever. Don't do it.

ruby22 Fri 26-Oct-12 19:03:06

Agree, but I do like Sorrel.

MarianForrester Fri 26-Oct-12 19:06:59

Lynda Snell's step daughter

biscuitracer Fri 26-Oct-12 19:07:10

Our other little girl is called Julia, just thinking of something a bit more exotic to compliment Julia.

DontmindifIdo Fri 26-Oct-12 19:08:18

I'm going to say no. clam is right, lifetime of sniggers when she introduces herself...

DorothyGherkins Fri 26-Oct-12 19:10:06

Corrie. Thats nice.

TidyGOLDDancer Fri 26-Oct-12 19:13:00

<shamelessly marking place>

Need to know the outcome of this one. grin

PickledFanjoCat Fri 26-Oct-12 19:13:20

Julia and coriander sounds whacko!

EauRouge Fri 26-Oct-12 19:14:21

Sounds a bit masculine. How about Coriandrea?

TheDeathAndGories Fri 26-Oct-12 19:16:02

Saffron
Bryony

Even anise is better

biscuitracer Fri 26-Oct-12 19:16:35

Never thought of Corrie, that's lovely. If she doesn't like it or can't cope with sniggers from all the Lexis, she can use the nn Annie.

biscuitracer Fri 26-Oct-12 19:18:34

DH thinks its masculine!

biscuitracer Fri 26-Oct-12 19:23:09

Some great suggestions, anise sounds a bit too much like anus tho. grin

eatyourveg Fri 26-Oct-12 19:25:13

Coralie?

lotsofcheese Fri 26-Oct-12 19:26:29

No. Just, no.

PickledFanjoCat Fri 26-Oct-12 19:27:31

Corin?

TheHAUNTEDHouseofMirth Fri 26-Oct-12 19:29:13

I went to school with a Coriander. That was 30 years ago and it didn't seem very controversial. Her sister was called Joanna. If you like it then use it.

PedanticPanda Fri 26-Oct-12 19:30:43

Are you kidding or actually being serious?

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