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I like it, It has a Thunderbirds link, a Steve McQueen link andof course the great Mr GrissomBut would it work?
Virgil Tracy was my first crush, followed by Robin from Batman
it would work in the sense of ensuring he had the piss ripped at school..so that'd be a no too
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If you want him to be called, "Virgil-the-virgon" for a large proportion of his school years, then go for it!
it's really not goodsorry
I really really like it. In fact it was on my list of boys' names. It's a shame everyone focusses on the "bullying potential" angle.If everyone just gave their children the names they liked best, the kids wouldn't be brainwashed into thinking that some names are acceptable, and some "deserve" bullying.
Children are cruel especially teens so I could imagine him being teased about his name at school. Lilred has a point
I wouldn't. The poor thing would go through years of bullying at school and may never forgive you.
I only know the name in the context of the great Latin poet, but even so I would say, possible not.He will be nicknamed Virgin you know.
Hairy MaryJane the painMolly the WallyLilly sucks williesMatt the twatJack the jerkHmmm...are there any names that can't be made "teasable"?
of course all names have the potential for bullying, but unfortunately Virgil the virgin doesn't even require any imagination.
It sounds like fanjo wash - Vagisil, is it? Don't do it to the poor child.
All names have the potential for bullying, but IMHO Virgil demands it!
MadamAnt yes, kids will pick up on anything if they want to bully another child but some names make a child too much of a target imoVirgil being a prime example(rofl at fanjo wash)
Oye mamag how is pumpkin patch?
Meggle are you mixing me up with someone else?
Wow - quite sad that some posters apparently think it's acceptable for a child to be bullied for their name. I'm so glad my DD goes to a school with children who have fabulously poncey names. If I ever heard her teasing any of them, she's get a stern talking to. Hope the rest of you would do the same.
No that little pumpkin you are keeping warm- doh!
of course we would MadamAnt, don't be silly - none of us are condoning bullying in any way, we are just saying that if you can avoid making your child a target for bullies, then you probably should!
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