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TheSecondComing Sat 26-Jan-13 20:05:27

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Bue Sat 26-Jan-13 19:40:42

All I can think of is the province. It would be a definite no in Canada, even though the place was named after the princess! Just seems a bit like calling your child Staffordshire.

lljkk Sat 26-Jan-13 18:43:07

Meh, there's another NN in our family. Bess?

peachypips Sat 26-Jan-13 18:10:33

I love it!

Sashapineapple Sat 26-Jan-13 18:04:50

It does sound like a bit of a fat name to me, sorry.

Harrysmummysarah1 Sat 26-Jan-13 17:47:27

I like Albert but not Alberta sorry
If you love it though go for it.grin

GaryBuseysTeeth Fri 25-Jan-13 23:36:41

Canada. That's all I can think of.

ladymia Fri 25-Jan-13 23:31:31

I have to agree with your husband. The NN at school might not be Bertie but Berta which is just not good.

NowPlayingZone Fri 25-Jan-13 23:11:00

Definitely a 'sturdy' name x

PurpleStorm Thu 24-Jan-13 21:55:30

Alberta's okay.

But I agree with your DH about Bertie.

BunnyLebowski Thu 24-Jan-13 21:54:29


Definitely a clunky, big doll kinda name.

In no way pretty or feminine.

Bertie as a nn is veh jolly hockey sticks.

YoSaffBridge Thu 24-Jan-13 21:52:41

Can I, not rudely, say no? Bertie is quite cute as a nickname but I really don't think it would work. I'm with your DP, it kind of says 'plump factory worker in the First World War' to me.

WifeofPie Thu 24-Jan-13 21:45:18

I LOVE, love, love it considers asking DH to reverse his vasectomy. It's old-fashioned and charming but fresh and modern at the same time. Go for it!

brambleking Thu 24-Jan-13 21:42:34

Love this - for a girl and would nn Bertie (yes, even for a girl) but husband says it's a 'fat' name like Bertha or Rolly. Worst of all, I think I know what he means... Thoughts?!

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