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Boo for a boy ....

(89 Posts)
nappyaddict Wed 14-Jan-09 10:36:41

Yay or nay?

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Wed 14-Jan-09 10:38:37

In my brain - yay
Realistically - nay

Fimbo Wed 14-Jan-09 10:38:44


It's the little girl's name in Monsters Inc

belgo Wed 14-Jan-09 10:39:24

should be Bo or Beau.

HelenBurns Wed 14-Jan-09 10:39:53

Nay! smile

He has to get through adulthood too y'know!

MadameCastafiore Wed 14-Jan-09 10:40:07

No to Bo, Beau or Boo - it is hideous!

daisy5 Wed 14-Jan-09 10:40:08

Part of me likes it

Kids sneak up and go 'boo'.

GooseyLoosey Wed 14-Jan-09 10:40:13

To Kill A Mockingbird - local bogeyman (though turned out nice).

Sounds too 1950s American for me.

MadameCastafiore Wed 14-Jan-09 10:40:35

The teacher will look atthe register at the beginning of term and have him down as a little oik immediately.

TsarChasm Wed 14-Jan-09 10:40:41

As in Boo Radley? I think nay...I would assume it was a nickname.

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Wed 14-Jan-09 10:41:08

Boo Radley I believe.

morningpaper Wed 14-Jan-09 10:41:50

Fine for a baby

Tragic for a man

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Wed 14-Jan-09 10:42:53

As a nickname fine. But not a proper name.

Maclaren Wed 14-Jan-09 10:43:49

think about it 11 year old starting senior school poor thing do you really want to put him through all the crap he will get because you gave him a stupid name!

MrsMattie Wed 14-Jan-09 10:44:11

Nooooooo. Good God, NO.

No human should be named Boo.

HelenBurns Wed 14-Jan-09 10:44:30

and it would be easily confused with 'poo' when he was learning to speak.

nappyaddict Wed 14-Jan-09 10:45:12

I was just thinking I know a couple of girls with this name and it really suits them but don't know of any boys with it although it is similar to Bo which people often use for both boys and girls.

MadameCastafiore Wed 14-Jan-09 10:46:18

Seriously you know kids called Boo - it isn't a name it is a noise you make when you want to scare the pants off of someone!

Nancy66 Wed 14-Jan-09 11:09:06

Ridiculous name. Seriously, you will ruin a child's life if you call them this.

rubyslippers Wed 14-Jan-09 11:11:21


LolaTheShowgirl Wed 14-Jan-09 11:12:08

that is just awful. bordering on child cruelty. beau is lovely and awfully twee though.

VinegarTits Wed 14-Jan-09 11:13:42

I cannot believe anyone would be so cruel/stupid to call their dd Boo

Are they Chavs?

girlandboy Wed 14-Jan-09 11:14:21

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

That's a no by the way.grin

Please don't! Can you imagine it when he's middle aged? And people will ask what it's short for ALL THE TIME!

NotADragonOfSoup Wed 14-Jan-09 11:14:45


squeaver Wed 14-Jan-09 11:15:07

Hurrah for a girl!

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