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The would NOT make good sibling names game

(47 Posts)
Driveway Fri 21-Mar-14 22:00:40

Arabella and Joe.

YouveCatToBeKittenMe Fri 21-Mar-14 22:01:38

Connor and Rhea

Innogen Fri 21-Mar-14 22:51:00

Fred and Rose

meditrina Fri 21-Mar-14 22:55:18

Is this to be played like the 'good pair' thread, or just any bad pair? [dense]

Leggingsandtrainersnonono Fri 21-Mar-14 22:57:19

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squoosh Fri 21-Mar-14 23:05:09

Dick and Fanny

Paintyfingers Fri 21-Mar-14 23:33:16

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Leggingsandtrainersnonono Fri 21-Mar-14 23:34:51

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OsMalleytheCat Fri 21-Mar-14 23:41:40

Rachel and Ross
I once heard a woman calling out these to her two young children, and wondered if she was aware of the connection.

WolfMoon Sat 22-Mar-14 02:59:35

Arnold and Chiara

DH is Italian, we both work within neuroscience, and so when we discovered we were having twins, the jokes were just flying amongst our colleagues.

Oddly enough, we actually used one of them.

ZombiesAreClammyDodgers Sat 22-Mar-14 04:25:19

Bonnie and Clyde smile

ZombiesAreClammyDodgers Sat 22-Mar-14 04:25:51

Bonnie and Clyde smile

SS3J Sat 22-Mar-14 07:13:31

Harry and Harriet

oldbutnotpastit Sat 22-Mar-14 11:46:14

eric and ernie
sybil and basil
ruby (ru) and bella

OverAndAbove Sat 22-Mar-14 11:47:35

Mark and Spencer

Greenandcabbagelooking Sat 22-Mar-14 11:49:47

John and Lewis

GimmeDaBoobehz Sat 22-Mar-14 13:35:47

Bill and Ben
John and Lewis
Matt and Alan (Matalan? OK, OK not quite as obvious as the one above)
Bonnie & Clyde
Will & Kate (as they'll be presumed to be mega royalists, not because it's a bad name as I think they are both lovely names).

Most alliterative names really especially if the second letter is also the same so for example

Sarah and Samuel
Stella and Stanley
Jason and Jasmine
Arthur and Arianna

I think I got a little bit deep in there, didn't I?

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sat 22-Mar-14 17:06:02

Orson and Carter

manicinsomniac Sat 22-Mar-14 17:21:31

Anything that is the masculine/feminine versions of a name eg:
Andrew and Andrea
Daniel and Daniella
Paul and Paula
Samuel and Samantha

Anything that rhymes eg:
Sam and Pam
Janine and Colleen
Ella and Bella
Eve and Steve

Any 'famous' pairs eg:
Mary-Kate and Ashley
Harry and Sally
Rosie and Jim
Bert and Ernie

Anything very 'matchy' eg:
Ruby and Sapphire
April and June
Daisy and Poppy
Cherry and Strawberry
Phoenix and Robin

Anything that is a variant of the same name eg:
Isabel and Isabella
Alfie and Alfred
Evie and Eve
Ava and Eva

And anything that creates a jarring difference in terms of crossing sterotpyped 'categories' of names eg:
Araminta and Tyler
Hugo and Keeley
Florence and Dexter
Frederick and Bailie-Rae

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sat 22-Mar-14 17:30:59

Saw this on "Jonathan Creek" : Laurel and Heidi

TeaAndFag Sat 22-Mar-14 17:36:10

Petunia and Lexie-Maii

nasara Sat 22-Mar-14 17:47:02

Holly and Molly (what WERE their parents thinking?!)

cheminotte Sat 22-Mar-14 17:49:04

Jamie and Oliver

CremeEggThief Sat 22-Mar-14 17:50:27

Any names that rhyme or are variants of the same name, as manicinsomniac pointed out.

2tired2bewitty Sat 22-Mar-14 17:51:08

Evie and Phoebie, which I was considering until I said them out loud together

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