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BS initials? will it matter?

(17 Posts)
coffeealmond Sat 29-Apr-17 10:58:40

basically what the title says! BS... will it matter?

Smartiepants79 Sat 29-Apr-17 11:01:18

Hmm not sure. How often do we use intials. I don't think I'd pick up on it but my mind tends not to notice things like that!
Can you not choose a middle name to use in case it causes an issues down the line?

coffeealmond Sat 29-Apr-17 12:28:24

dont really see the point in middle names :/

MarilynWhirlwindRocks Sat 29-Apr-17 18:37:31

Don't worry, OP...I truly wouldn't have even thought to connect it with that BS, had you not mentioned it. I'd say it's fine.

Unlike the hassle perhaps destined for a classmate called, say, Fiona Underwood? sad

robinia Sat 29-Apr-17 18:38:58

I wouldn't. Sometimes schools like initials embroidered on PE kit. etc.

MaisyPops Sat 29-Apr-17 18:39:31

It wouldn't jump out at me but as other people have said it would if it was put on PE kits etc.

abbsisspartacus Sat 29-Apr-17 18:39:36

My dd is vd without her middle name

FeedTheSharkAndItWillBite Sat 29-Apr-17 18:43:21

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071114111138.htm

No idea, but I thought that was somewhat relevant ;)

Do you love the name? What about using it as a nickname (let's say you love the name Berta. Instead of Berta Smith you go for Alberta Smith... Although, not sure if AS is better...)

LornaD40 Sat 29-Apr-17 18:56:14

I know a few 'BJs' 🙈 as a school we regularly refer to children in verbal and email communication with their initials...!

Nonameyet1 Sat 29-Apr-17 19:02:12

It made me chuckle but really doesn't matter.

CatRash Sat 29-Apr-17 19:54:13

Couldn't see it being an issue at all!! Go for it. I doubt kids really use/look at intials and making the connection if they did.

They might use intials later in life - we use initials a lot where I work and I have to refer my colleague 'BJ' a lot. No one giggles over it!

SmokeCloak Sat 29-Apr-17 19:59:17

No it won't matter.

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Sat 29-Apr-17 20:01:04

Better than BJ. .

badtime Sat 29-Apr-17 22:54:24

These are my initials. Literally no-one has ever commented on them.

TheVanguardSix Sat 29-Apr-17 22:56:40

Not at all. Don't over think things.

MoonHare Sun 30-Apr-17 13:29:05

At work people often have to initial documents to show they've read them. Those initials would look like a comment! People on here might say it won't matter but might it matter to your dc in years to come? If you think there's a chance it will, which clearly you do otherwise you wouldn't be asking, then don't do it.

SumAndSubstance Sun 30-Apr-17 19:15:04

dont really see the point in middle names

Well, in this case, the 'point' would be that the child's initials were not 'BS' wink

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