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Would it be ridiculous

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TinyTickler Sun 18-Dec-16 11:07:31

To call my child Spencer when my husband is called Mark?

What time will Mark and Spencer be home?

are Mark and Spencer coming with you?

Etc etc.

1horatio Sun 18-Dec-16 11:14:06

I think that would be ok.

As long as your last name isn't Mark as well, obviously 😉

MrsGsnow18 Sun 18-Dec-16 11:21:59

Unless the names are said together then I wouldn't notice.
However if I heard you say 'mark and spencer will be home soon'
I would instantly think of M&S

Afreshstartplease Sun 18-Dec-16 11:23:08

I wouldn't personally

It would irritate me

BertrandRussell Sun 18-Dec-16 11:23:39

Yes, I'm afraid it would. Spencer isn't a very nice name anyway!

LizzieMacQueen Sun 18-Dec-16 11:24:30

You would need to refer to them as Spencer and Mark.

Floralnomad Sun 18-Dec-16 11:28:31

Think how ridiculous it would be in cards
Love from Tiny, Mark and Spencer

1horatio Sun 18-Dec-16 11:37:37

You could also write:

Spencer, Tiny and Mark.

Thundercake Sun 18-Dec-16 11:51:44

It's a cool name and while I wouldn't use the word 'ridiculous' i think everyone will comment on the M&S link, forever. Have you anything else on the list?

GinIsIn Sun 18-Dec-16 11:53:57

Ummmm..... I wouldn't personally, no! Sorry!

PotteringAlong Sun 18-Dec-16 11:56:28

No, you can't do that.

MidnightVelvetthe7th Sun 18-Dec-16 12:02:19

People might call them Sparks collectively, e.g are you & sparks coming over later for your tea?

JunebabyT Sun 18-Dec-16 12:59:55

I wouldn't and am not keen on spencer anyway. What else is in the running?

TinyTickler Sun 18-Dec-16 22:15:14

Yeah I think I'd ruled it out really already... poor baby sparks!

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