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Name Ida

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Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:26

A friend has named her baby girl Ida. I think it's awful, just so old fashioned. What do you think?

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Andrelaxzz · 23/01/2023 21:28

I really love it. I have a friend called Ida who is about 24 and she is fabulous.

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Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:29

I think you’re not a very good friend

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DramaAlpaca · 23/01/2023 21:29

I agree with you, OP.

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MoleyAndGeorge · 23/01/2023 21:29

I think you should say ‘how lovely, and she looks just like you’.

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Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:30

Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:29

I think you’re not a very good friend

Why? Just because I'm not a fan of the name she's chosen? How do you know what kind of a friend I am?

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LimeTreeGrove · 23/01/2023 21:30

I've always loved it. I first heard it as a child from the Hans Christian Anderson story Ida's Flowers. I like it pronounced Eye da

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Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:31

Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:30

Why? Just because I'm not a fan of the name she's chosen? How do you know what kind of a friend I am?

Because you’re bitching about your ‘friends’ baby name on an Internet forum! Not exactly a nice thing to do is it? I’m glad you’re not my friend anyway.

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Snugglemonkey · 23/01/2023 21:31

Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:30

Why? Just because I'm not a fan of the name she's chosen? How do you know what kind of a friend I am?

Not being a fan is one thing. Creating this post to slag it off is another. It is not the behaviour of a great friend.

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LimeTreeGrove · 23/01/2023 21:32

Sorry, "Little Ida's Flowers"

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celestebellman · 23/01/2023 21:32

I really like it - and as it has a lot in common with other short, currently trendy names (Isla, Ada, Edie...) it will probably be generally well received as fitting the current trend but being a bit different.

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Veryverycalmnow · 23/01/2023 21:32

It's a lovely name. I know the sweetest little girl named Ida.

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Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:32

Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:31

Because you’re bitching about your ‘friends’ baby name on an Internet forum! Not exactly a nice thing to do is it? I’m glad you’re not my friend anyway.

Oh do give over! There are hundreds of threads on here about baby names!

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CustardGoodJamGoodMeatGood · 23/01/2023 21:33

I love it, Ida and Ada were on my list of baby names for DD2

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megan2021 · 23/01/2023 21:34

Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:29

I think you’re not a very good friend

Agree. Couldn't imagine one of my friends going out of their way to post online that they hate my baby's name.

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BlueSuffragette · 23/01/2023 21:34

Love it.

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Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:35

Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:32

Oh do give over! There are hundreds of threads on here about baby names!

Yes, but you’ve started a thread specifically looking for posters to say negative things about your friends baby name. What if she sees this thread? It’s not a nice thing to do is it.

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DarkDarkNight · 23/01/2023 21:35

I think it’s a lovely name.

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Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:36

Actually, she's a very distant acquaintance - a Facebook person, whom I wouldn't exactly describe as a friend. I haven't met her for over 30 years. I just hate the name.

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Bluepalms · 23/01/2023 21:36

Monjpetitardin · 23/01/2023 21:36

Actually, she's a very distant acquaintance - a Facebook person, whom I wouldn't exactly describe as a friend. I haven't met her for over 30 years. I just hate the name.

Right.

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Mamoun · 23/01/2023 21:39

What are you trying to achieve with this post OP?

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SkiingIsHeaven · 23/01/2023 21:40

Ida picked a different one.

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OneCup · 23/01/2023 21:41

I really like it!

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YetiTeri · 23/01/2023 21:41

I love it. But I new an Ida and she was fab. It's often associations that make the emotional behind the name.

I'd probably hate your name.

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YetiTeri · 23/01/2023 21:41

*Knew

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everythingsapickle · 23/01/2023 21:43

I love it

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