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Albi - the racist dragon?

(30 Posts)
GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 13:55:44

I love the name Albion. DH says it will be shortened to Albi (which I like) but there was a joke song by FLight of the Conchords called Albi the Racist Dragon.

Is that what you thought of?

Fairypants Fri 25-Jan-13 13:58:15

Never heard of the song and really like the name.

eggsy11 Fri 25-Jan-13 13:58:37

please, please don't call your child Albion. I have no idea what flight of the conchords is.

HollyGoHeavily Fri 25-Jan-13 13:59:39

I thought Albion Market


Herrena Fri 25-Jan-13 14:00:55

Yes, I would immediately think of that!

What about Alfred or Albert instead? Old-fashioned names are back in smile

GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 14:02:05

I teach an Albert and he is so lovely. I do like that and Alfred.

MMMarmite Fri 25-Jan-13 14:02:15

Nope. I quite like Flight of the Concords, but I haven't heard that song. I think it's nice. It reminds me of Alfie, and also Alba in The time traveller's wife.

StephaniePowers Fri 25-Jan-13 14:02:19

I'm afraid it makes me think immediately that the parents are National Front supporters.

BunnyLebowski Fri 25-Jan-13 14:02:21

Albion is, quite frankly, ridiculous.

And Albi would instantly have me singing the FoTC song. And sniggering.

malovitt Fri 25-Jan-13 14:08:03

I would think the same as your DH, although I do have an 'Albi the racist dragon' t-shirt which I bought about 5 years ago from the US. Couldn't get one over here.
Albi is lovely, but may be confused with Alfie, which is not.

GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 14:10:51

haha stephanie...

Albions a no I think, but I wont tell DH he was right.

Badvoc Fri 25-Jan-13 14:14:45

Erm. No.

StephaniePowers Fri 25-Jan-13 14:15:55

What about Albert, but everyone calls him Alb, or Albie?
It's a really nice name (just not Albion!).

GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 14:17:52

I used to work with an Albion years ago. We called him Albi. I have always liked the name, but I can see the love is not shared!

I'm not actually sure I like Albi as a mans name, now I have written it down a few times anyway!

KobayashiMaru Fri 25-Jan-13 14:19:50

Makes me think NF too. Why not Alby, short for Albert?

GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 14:21:19

I really didn't expect the NF links, but I guess with the name maybe I should have. Will definitely steer clear now!

StephaniePowers Fri 25-Jan-13 14:21:29

GirlOutNumbered, did his parents look like this?

Kelerina Fri 25-Jan-13 14:21:50

Albi is cute, Albion not so much. Love that flight of the conchords song, awesome song.

GirlOutNumbered Fri 25-Jan-13 14:30:31

Probably Stephanie, I was working in Plymouth at the time wink

StephaniePowers Fri 25-Jan-13 14:32:21


KirstyoffEastenders Fri 25-Jan-13 14:38:55

Haha, love the Conchords grin
I would assume parents were West Brom fans.

CruCru Fri 25-Jan-13 16:29:56

It reminds me of a pub and the FotC song.

VikingLady Fri 25-Jan-13 21:18:26

NF was the first thing I thought of too, sorry. Objectively it is a nice name, but perhaps not wise!

JugsMcGee Fri 25-Jan-13 21:50:16

Just reminds me of Plymouth Albion!

PurpleStorm Fri 25-Jan-13 23:45:46

I've never heard of FLight of the Conchords or Albi the Racist Dragon.

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