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Hector, Lysander or Valentine

(18 Posts)
Orangesarenottheonlyfruit Sun 16-Jun-13 05:49:48

Hector it is, thank you all!

Stupid phone, sorry!

A little boy who lives nearby is called Hector and I always smile to myself as we walk past 'Hector's house'!

A liitle boy who l

chickydoo Sat 15-Jun-13 15:48:39

Beat me to it thumbwitch

chickydoo Sat 15-Jun-13 15:47:54

Hector's house. Lovely kids programme from the 70's Hector was a daft old dog with catch phrase "silly old Hector"

Thumbwitch Sat 15-Jun-13 15:43:43

how many people remember this?
Subliminal messaging for why Hector is the best name for a dog wink

WillYouDoTheFandango Sat 15-Jun-13 15:08:55

grin Another who clicked on to say none. I like the idea of a doggy hector.

squoosh Sat 15-Jun-13 15:01:21

Phew! I too clicked in to say 'DON'T DO IT!' Hector, Valentine and Lysander sound like a foppish trio that would have been in Oscar Wilde's entourage.

But for a dog you should definitely go with Hector. Great doggy name.

DramaAlpaca Sat 15-Jun-13 14:31:17

Lysander is more of a cat name...

DramaAlpaca Sat 15-Jun-13 14:30:58

Hector is a brilliant name - for a dog!

fussychica Sat 15-Jun-13 14:25:43

I was just going to say "Please don't do it" or "No, just no" but who cares it's a dog - and for a dog it's Hector for me - knock yourself outgrin

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 15-Jun-13 14:01:00

Hector is a great dog name!

Thumbwitch Sat 15-Jun-13 13:27:38


AnotherLovelyCupOfTea Sat 15-Jun-13 13:26:46

oh sorry! woof woof

AnotherLovelyCupOfTea Sat 15-Jun-13 13:26:29

What is it with Hector? it's such a random name but yet there are babies cropping up called Hector with some frequency now.

Valentine I love but I wouldn't have the courage! what about Victor? I like Victor.

Lysander. Em. Again, I wouldn't have the nerve. I do like nn Sandy on a boy though. Not on a girl.

KikkiK Sat 15-Jun-13 12:16:07

Oh thank God you are talking about a dog! Was trying to think of a polite way to talk someone out of Lysander or Valentine for a human baby.
I'd go for Hector. Lysander, nicknamed Sandy would be nice, but a black dog called Sandy may be a little odd!

Hector is a wonderful doggy name!

Orangesarenottheonlyfruit Sat 15-Jun-13 12:05:14

Actually for my new baby dog, is a black flatcoat retriever. beautiful but a tad stupid, was thinking Lysander after the hero in The Man Who made Husbands Jealous, also beautiful but stupid.
Hector, big Trojan hero, stonking name.
Or just quite like Valentine!

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