A Conversation for How Not to Name Children

The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 1

Red (and a bit grey) Dog


On a related subject I know two women whose parents named them with sensible names careful not to break any of the rules in the article only to find later in life that fate had dealt them a terrible blow.

They were unfortunate to find love and marry the men of their dreams only to have to bear the punishing married names of Joy Trip and Norma Saxon. smiley - biggrin

There must be more out there somewhere.


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 2

Anglais Patriotique

I too have encountered this phenomenon.

The result?

Jenny Taylor, now affectionately known as Genitalia smiley - biggrin.


Later

Anglais Patriotique smiley - wizard


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 3

Red (and a bit grey) Dog

smiley - laugh Thank you - v funny indeed.


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Post 4

ex-Rambling. Thingite. Dog. Pythonist. Deceased.

smiley - ghost My sister's new name is Cathy Mae Frieze...


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Post 5

Nbcdnzr, the dragon was slain, and there was much rejoicing

There is a couple my father likes to tell about (in the Netherlands) Mien Billekes and Mr. Jeuken married, to produce Mien Billekes-Jeuken. This translates (from dialect) as: My Buttocks-Itch


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 6

Indigo Starblaster

My husband and I dealt with it by keeping our own names after marriage (his name is Irish, mine is Chinese, every possible combination looked ridiculous). This also simplifies things at the bank, passport office, etc.

Indigo


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 7

HarpoNotMarx (((2*1)^6)-6-(2*8)=42

How about the gals who allegedly married the Stitz brothers, and became Mrs Norma and Mrs Gloria Stitz.


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Post 8

Red (and a bit grey) Dog


smiley - groan


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Post 9

Mr. Padge

There's a lady in the Luton area who may try to sell you a gas fire. The name on her business card is "Chris P. Bacon".

smiley - tea


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 10

The Left Reverend Doktor Baron Grim

Never, NEVER name a daughter 'Anita'.

They may marry a 'Dick' or a 'Koch'. smiley - laugh

We had a local (Houston, TX) sports newsperson named 'Anita Martini'. I kid you not! She was best known as the first female sportscaster to enter a Major League Baseball locker room.

But seriously... Don't name a daughter Anita. Why risk it.


smiley - vampire CZ


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 11

HarpoNotMarx (((2*1)^6)-6-(2*8)=42

There's a girl by the wall thinks she's a radiator...
Oh, that must be Anita!
[It's a northern thing, or being lazy and dropping aitches]
smiley - geek


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 12

The Left Reverend Doktor Baron Grim

smiley - erm.............................................................................smiley - laugh





That took me quite awhile to get... as I said, I'm from 'ouston, TX.

smiley - vampire CZ


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 13

Red (and a bit grey) Dog


I used to know a girl called Katy Freeway smiley - winkeye

actually I didn't but it's the only vaguely amusing Houston funny I can think of at short notice.


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 14

The Left Reverend Doktor Baron Grim

Here's another one for you.

There's this REALLY popular fella around here, but I've never met him. But tourists are always looking for him. Maybe you know him...

Do you know where I can find Javier Port?

smiley - laughsmiley - roflsmiley - laugh... Well, *I* think it's funny. smiley - winkeye


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 15

clzoomer- a bit woobly

Posted elsewhere but *I* think it's funny. (Totally, completely, and utterly off topic.)

Julius Ceasar walks into a bar and orders a martinus. Bartender says, *You mean a martini?* Julius says, *If I wanted two I would order them*.

smiley - tongueout


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Post 16

Red (and a bit grey) Dog


smiley - laughsmiley - laugh


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 17

Pembo

I knwo this one couple who are now Heath & Kylie Whiley. Heath is now commonly referred to as Heathy Weathy. smiley - laugh


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 18

Red (and a bit grey) Dog

smiley - laughsmiley - laugh


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 19

KizerKaz

"There's a girl by the wall thinks she's a radiator...
Oh, that must be Anita!"

Teeheeheeheehee! *Claps* Me likes!

I can't think of any amusing things name-related... But yay!

smiley - magic


The unexpected pitfalls of wedlock

Post 20

KizerKaz

Just remembered one!

I work in a call centre, and there was a kid, bout 14 years old I think, bit posh'n'all and his surname was Bater. Not funny? Well...
His *title* wasn't Mr.
It wasn't Sir.
It wasn't Prince.

It was Master.

smiley - magic
* Kizer Kaz *


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