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JanePurdy Fri 21-Feb-14 08:44:34

Have been reading Astrid Lindgren's fab Emil books to dc1 & it's made me think of Emil (see also Emil & the detectives!). I really like it. What do you think?

meringuesnowflakes33 Fri 21-Feb-14 08:45:49

Love it!

Annakin31 Fri 21-Feb-14 09:30:54

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Innogen Fri 21-Feb-14 23:41:20

Is it male or female?

RussianBlu Fri 21-Feb-14 23:54:19

Male

ThreeBecameFour Sat 22-Feb-14 16:48:12

I have come across it spelt Emile more - i.e. Zola, Heskey, Hirsch. I prefer the with an 'e' spelling personally.

AGoodPirate Sat 22-Feb-14 16:49:30

I like it!

Frikadellen Sat 22-Feb-14 18:13:08

I love it I grew up in Denmark reading Astrid Lindgren and Emil and Ida are amongst my most favourite names.

JanePurdy Sat 22-Feb-14 20:31:14

Little Ida is a cute name too!

I wonder if Emil (i prefer without the e) struggles to translate as a male name in the UK though?

BikeRunSki Sat 22-Feb-14 20:33:47

I work with a (male) Emil. He is lovely, very positive associations.

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