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Feel like a moron (light hearted)

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Ttbb Wed 08-Nov-17 18:58:13

So after much mumsnetting I finally looked up what the name Zephyr meant. Like a complete idiot I missed the Zephyros connection and thought that people wear naming their children after Russian marshmallows.

What names have you made similarly wrong but not actually wrongconnectiobs with?

Battleax Sat 11-Nov-17 01:56:26

Talk me through that please. I'm not sure I understand it smile

Mclaren37 Sun 12-Nov-17 03:49:30

Battleax gringringrin

BikeRunSki Sun 12-Nov-17 03:50:59

?????

Lozmatoz Sun 12-Nov-17 09:27:25

What? A zephyr is a summer breeze or something isn’t it?

daisypond Sun 12-Nov-17 11:37:09

A zephyr is a breeze - named after the god of the west wind or something, so a pleasant warm breeze, not a howling gale as the god of the north wind would bring. Don't know what the marshmallow thing is... Will start googling.

Mollie85 Wed 15-Nov-17 18:24:27

I used to get zephyr and zeppelin mixed up blush

Battleax Wed 15-Nov-17 18:33:00

Ha!

Murine Thu 16-Nov-17 11:38:19

I only know what a Zephyr is because of the Red Hot Chili Peppers song! I thought it was a plane til I googled.

dontcallmelen Sat 18-Nov-17 19:44:30

Was the name of a car, made by Ford in the sixties I think.

Ttbb Sat 18-Nov-17 19:49:11

It was a type of marshmallow with fruit through it when I was growing up.

Ttbb Sat 18-Nov-17 19:51:34

Sorry, should have first said that my family is from the USSR and zephyr is a Russian/Eastern European food.

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