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My husband likes 'Boston'

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Pinkglow Sun 31-Aug-08 22:28:07

My husband announced the other day that he really likes the name Boston for our son who is due in November.

Its not a bad name but I'm a little reluctant as I think people might keep saying things like 'Oh, was that where he was conceived' (it wasn't, by the way)

What do you think?

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:29:13

NOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

BreeVanderCampLGJ Sun 31-Aug-08 22:29:40

I think children should be allowed to sue their parents for mental anguish, if they are given crappy made up names.

Sorry, but you did ask.

southeastastra Sun 31-Aug-08 22:30:25

like i said lol can you imagine calling your grandad boston lololol

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:30:43

and the last comment of mine was deffo, 'More than a feeling.....'

Dragonbutter Sun 31-Aug-08 22:31:03

no

southeastastra Sun 31-Aug-08 22:31:06

my grandad was arthur, that's a solid name

platypussy Sun 31-Aug-08 22:31:19

Boston - Baked beans - strangler - tea party. Sorry nooooooooooo!

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:31:37

Penge, would be nice and unusual

Or Safron-Walden

expatinscotland Sun 31-Aug-08 22:32:17

i think you husband needs to stop sniffing glue

Janni Sun 31-Aug-08 22:32:20

Well tell him to go there for a visit then, but to let you name the baby.

mybabysinthegarden Sun 31-Aug-08 22:32:28

If you're looking for a way to put your dh off it, rent 'The Departed' so he can hear how grating it sounds in a Boston accent.

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:34:02

Or how about Llandidrod-Wells

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:34:35

Or Biggar. nice little town with a very good sweetie shop

BreeVanderCampLGJ Sun 31-Aug-08 22:34:46

On holidays, our closest town was Skibbereen, how does that sound ??

Or if you really want to push the boat out, have you considered Weston-Super-Mare ??

Or there is a village in Yorkshire called Bedlam, how does that sound ??

Blandmum Sun 31-Aug-08 22:36:26

<<the humour police will be along to slap our wrists in a minute, call us playground bullies and tell us that people should pick whatever name they like and ignore sane negative comments>>

Pinkglow Sun 31-Aug-08 22:36:38

I appreciate your honesty but I do feel some of you have been unecessarily rude about it...

PuppyMonkey Sun 31-Aug-08 22:36:42

Pinkglow - I think the general consensus here then would be "no."

Divorce your husband... grin

LittlePushka Sun 31-Aug-08 22:38:03

Boston for a wee?

No no no on so many levels. Please tell us it is a ruse to wake us all up!

hatrick Sun 31-Aug-08 22:38:47

Message withdrawn

LittlePushka Sun 31-Aug-08 22:38:49

PS.... divorce DH immediaely if not sooner!wink

onceinalifetime Sun 31-Aug-08 22:43:10

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch?

onceinalifetime Sun 31-Aug-08 22:43:12

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch?

BreeVanderCampLGJ Sun 31-Aug-08 22:43:41

So great she said it twice.....grin

onceinalifetime Sun 31-Aug-08 22:43:44

Oops - so good they named him twice wink

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