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Harpo-and it's already been 'done' so as to speak.

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thesecondcocking Tue 27-Oct-09 23:40:23

some FoF's have named their 3rd son Harpo-i think it's really really tight and the other 2 got off lightly!
is it just me?

thisisyesterday Tue 27-Oct-09 23:42:16

i thinkk it's a cool name.
waht does "tight" mean in this context?

is this one of those, "let's all slag off someone;'s newborn baby" threads? if so i'm off

defineme Tue 27-Oct-09 23:44:28

What does 'tight' mean- do you mean you don't like it? If they admire Harpo Marx then I can see why they did it-my ds's are named after men I admired. It's very unusual in this country.

thesecondcocking Tue 27-Oct-09 23:47:20

tight is a northern word meaning 'a bit mean' i don't think i am slagging off someones newborn baby-i am sure he's a nice baby but it's a bit 'out there' isn't it?

FluffyPumpkins Wed 28-Oct-09 00:07:11

i
like
it.

sargentpooper Wed 28-Oct-09 00:26:30

Erm...it's a bit of an odd one. What are their other sons called???

AnyGhoulKno Wed 28-Oct-09 00:27:34

can he play the harp?

AnyGhoulKno Wed 28-Oct-09 00:27:53

cos he'll have to now

thesecondcocking Wed 28-Oct-09 00:42:07

first one is oscar,second is monty and then baby Harpo..

campion Wed 28-Oct-09 01:22:09

I thought tight meant ungenerous ( with money, usually) in northernspeak, rather than unkind. I must've been away too long.
( sorry to hijack thread).

I thought ' toilet cleaner' when I saw the name but that was Harpic, wasn't it? No similarity hmm

mathanxiety Wed 28-Oct-09 03:40:52

Up with sick child, made me think of Groucho.

tinkerbellesmuse Wed 28-Oct-09 04:14:57

Isn't that the name of Oprah's production company/charidee/world domination programme?

nooka Wed 28-Oct-09 05:24:31

Well each to their own, but I can't help but think "poor sprog"

Tambajam Wed 28-Oct-09 06:04:12

I immediately think of Oprah too but it's not a terrible name.

thighsmadeofcheddar Wed 28-Oct-09 07:14:26

It's Oprah spelt backwards.

diddl Wed 28-Oct-09 09:17:22

What do you mean by "it´s already been done"?

Made me thinkof Harpo Marx-isn´t it a nickname?

Scorpette Wed 28-Oct-09 09:42:06

Harpo was a pathetic wife-beater in The Colour Purple (the husband of the character who Oprah played in the film, interestingly). It's not a bad name, per se, but it did make me think of that link immediately.

AnyGhoulKno Wed 28-Oct-09 12:07:28

yes diddl it was a nickname cos he played the harp grin

frazzledoldbag Wed 28-Oct-09 13:29:30

I like it. And I like the other 2 kids names too. Oscar, Monty and Harpo sounds fine to me......

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