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Another article on weird names... the Times

(14 Posts)
Umlellala Thu 14-Aug-08 14:35:37

Is it just me or is Snowboy (read comments) really cool?

(Well, maybe if English wasn't your first language... )

CoteDAzur Thu 14-Aug-08 14:44:05

Which article? Link, please.

belgo Thu 14-Aug-08 14:46:52

I assume it's this one

love Justine's commentgrin

Umlellala Thu 14-Aug-08 14:49:53

(oops sorry-thanks for link! blush)

FioFio Thu 14-Aug-08 14:52:56

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Umlellala Thu 14-Aug-08 14:57:49

oh, i meant this one

CoteDAzur Thu 14-Aug-08 15:04:55

Was it that article? I don't see any comments there.

Here is another Times article on the same subject. Lots of hilarious comments there.

CuckooChocolateOrange Fri 15-Aug-08 18:03:01

Was that the one that said that nobody is calling their children Margaret or Richard anymore. Ha ha! I always was a salmon swimming up stream.

CuckooChocolateOrange Fri 15-Aug-08 18:18:51

Hmmm so Pamela Satran is behind the trend for calling girls Rory. Pissing on the celtic culture IMO. Rory is (was?) a boy's name and I am not impressed. grin

stroppyknickers Fri 15-Aug-08 18:24:04

Mmm. I know one called something very like Blade.

CuckooChocolateOrange Fri 15-Aug-08 18:33:55

Given that a 15 yr old is stabbed twice a week, that seems such an inappropriate and violent name.

mrswoolf Fri 15-Aug-08 18:49:27

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CuckooChocolateOrange Fri 15-Aug-08 18:56:08

I can't understand why Mabel isn't more popular. Isabel abound... Well done MrsWoolf may I commend you on your good taste.

Love Elsie and Edith too. Olive. Not sure. Too savoury snack perhaps!

jcscot Sun 17-Aug-08 09:27:00

We've just named our baby boy Richard John - family names as well as names we liked.

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