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Joshua or Joseph?

(36 Posts)
atrcts Sun 07-Jul-13 21:44:03

Can't decide!

Got to register him tomorrow - help!!!!

scripsi Mon 08-Jul-13 02:54:16

I like Joshua because I really like Josh.

BeyonceCastle Mon 08-Jul-13 02:58:25

Joshua cos I like Josh for a teen and as a baby nn I like Joshi
I wanted Joshua Jack so could shorten to JJ but my DH vetoed on the grounds that Joshua was too posh hmm and no to JJ as 'we're not American' hmm confused hmm
Know two Josephs both known as Joe - not keen myself but am in the minority here smile

TobyLerone Mon 08-Jul-13 04:23:43

I like both.

DS is a Joseph (Joe) and I love it. I wish it were a little less popular for his age (13), as he's always Joe Initial, but he doesn't seem to mind smile

JazzAnnNonMouse Mon 08-Jul-13 04:50:24

Either is lovely grin

Redblackcar2 Mon 08-Jul-13 09:15:27


DrMcDreamysWife Mon 08-Jul-13 09:22:42


nagynolonger Mon 08-Jul-13 09:31:21


WhoKnowsWhereTheTimeGoes Mon 08-Jul-13 09:34:43

I marginally prefer Josh to Joe especially for an older boy, so it would be Joshua for me.

Sanjifair Mon 08-Jul-13 19:24:09

Joshua would be my choice.

EstelleGetty Mon 08-Jul-13 19:27:38

Joseph - timeless and dignified!

atrcts Tue 09-Jul-13 03:38:44

Thank you all for your confirmation I am not going completely bonkers! (sleep deprivation will make a girl doubt her decision-making skills!!!)

I cancelled the registrar appointment and bought us some rome, then talked to Hubby again. This time, after some sleep himself, he was happy to discuss it and said he also was beginning to prefer Joseph if he was honest.

Now all he have to do us persuade our poor (now very confused) 3 year old that his baby brother is not called Joshua after all....shock

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