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post #16 of 334
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Originally Posted by Connemara View Post
From what I understand, the Jons of the world have it pretty bad.

And the Irish Michaels of this world tend to get assassinated:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael..._(Irish_leader)



Anyways, last time I checked, I was sitting prettier than you were.

Jon.
post #17 of 334
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From what I understand, the Jons of the world have it pretty bad.
Have you nothing better to do than follow me around and harass me across the forums? As well, one (if one were not a drunk Irishman) would kindly make note that, viz., ibid., to wit, I did not spell Jon without an H. Now go back to dancing to old women on Youtube or bait-and-switching pink cashmere items. You have no sense of humor and I do. And you're wasting my time.



Jeremy.
post #18 of 334
Girl I knew in school's dad was named Princeton, had two brothers: Harvard and Yale. All turned out to be pretty high ranking individuals. The fourth brother, Robert (Bob), was the na'er-do-well. Go figure.
post #19 of 334
nvm.

Jon.
post #20 of 334
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Originally Posted by j View Post
Have you nothing better to do than follow me around and harass me across the forums? As well, one (if one were not a drunk Irishman) would kindly make note that, viz., ibid., to wit, I did not spell Jon without an H. Now go back to dancing to old women on Youtube or bait-and-switching pink cashmere items. You have no sense of humor and I do. And you're wasting my time.



Jeremy.
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nvm.

Jon.

now THAT is some funny stuff!
post #21 of 334
ya'll are softcore. apparently you've never seen THIS: 10 Worst Baby Names of 2007 What were these parents thinking? The Nest Baby Editors advertisement People like to get creative when it comes to selecting the perfect name for their new arrivals. But in the quest to be unique, some kids get stuck with monikers that do more than make them stand out in a crowd. Here's The Nest Baby's picks for the most questionable choices from the past year. More from The Nest Baby Ptolemy: The only other one we know of is an ancient Greek astronomer, mathematician, and man extraordinaire. Actress Gretchen Mol reached a little too far back in history for this Mediterranean-inspired choice. No one will be able to pronounce it, and what happens when the kid studies his namesake in school? Ashby: If a name's going to start with "Ash" and end in a "y", there's just no question -- the middle's got to be "le." If you must mess with Ashley -– or any common name, for that matter -- please pick something that doesn't sound like a mispronunciation of the real thing. Come kindergarten, Nancy O'Dell's daughter is going to have a lot of correcting to do. E-: E...what? You'd think if you had to name your kid after a letter, Jay would be much better than this one, which was selected by parents in Washington. And while we're (grudgingly) willing to accept the use of apostrophes in baby names, we can't say the same for the hyphen. At least not when there isn't any more name to follow it. Story: Actress Jenna Elfman's pick. It just doesn't make sense and certainly won't start a literary trend. Article, Essay, or Narrative, anyone? Every baby has a tale to tell, just not this way. Ever: This is an adverb, not even an adjective or a noun, which do okay as names if you're in a pinch. It's going to get confusing when actress mom Milla Jovovich scolds the kid, "Ever, don't ever do that again!" Heaven Rain: The only good news here: Brooke Burke's two older daughters are named Neriah and Sierra Sky. Though little Heaven's got a pretty lofty title to live up to, she'll fit right in at home. Alabama: The trend of naming kids after locations obviously appealed to actress Drea De Matteo, but she's not even from the Southern state. We do hope she's going to be called Allie for short and turns out to be good at geography. Princess: Every little girl is a princess to her parents, but it's a secret nickname. It's also a good name for a little fluffy white dog. Prince pulls off the male version because he's a rock star, but this baby, daughter of model Jordan, is set to be spoiled. (Don't get us started on Tiaamii, her middle name,...) Evan: Don't go ballistic: Evan is a great name...for a boy. We know many wonderful Evans. But in this case, Napoleon Dynamite star Jon Heder bestowed it on his baby girl. Sorry, it's so not unisex. Superman: No explanation necessary for why this New Zealand name made the list, but how about the story behind it? The parents' first choice was 4Real (as in, "when we saw him on the ultrasound, we realized he was for real"), but government officials didn't go for it. Mom and dad settled on Superman but insist they'll still refer to him as 4Real. Way to get the last word in. http://lifestyle.msn.com/familyandpa...mentid=6359418
post #22 of 334
Knew a guy named Lovejoy. A friend said she hopes he names his daughter "Faith Hope".

On the other hand,one of the all-time best names is a college baseball player named Rebel Riddling. Great name for an athlete.
post #23 of 334
There's a guy in my class that I was introduced to as Chris.

I later learned that his full name is Christian Killer.

The best part is that in one year when we graduate, he is going to be Dr. Killer.

Bwahahah, I think he'd better change his name.
post #24 of 334
A teacher friend of mine said she had fraternal twins in her Kindergarten class. One was named "Molly" and the other was "Fomolly." But there names were spelled "Male" and "Female." Apparently the mother (an immigrant not familiar with english) was given the birth certificates/forms (or whatever it is they give you at the hospital) and saw the words "male" and "female" and she just copied them over into the "Name" section.

Another student of hers was name "ushmael." He was named after the name the mom saw on the side of a truck. Turns out it was "U.S. Mail."

I shit you not. You can't make this stuff up.
post #25 of 334
Mine when I was growing up.
post #26 of 334
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Originally Posted by tiecollector View Post
At least it is a no-brainer what the kid names his penis.

I can think of several options; my favorite is "the Colonel". What did you have in mind?
post #27 of 334
Most celebrity baby names ie:
Apple - Daughter of Gwenyth Paltrow/Chris Martin
Pilot Inspektor - Son of Jason Lee
Harley Quinn - Daughter of Kevin Smith named after the batman comic character (I actually think this is a really cool name)

I knew some kids in elementary school with totally f-d up names:
- black kid named l'monjelo... or "lemon jello"
- chinese kid named Omega... brother named Genesis
- My poor poor baby cousin... named Egbert (despite my protests). He's in for an ass kicking come elementary/middle/high school.

Chinese parents are probably the worst at choosing english names for their kids. Both me and my sister were named after the president at the time (Carter administration for me, Reagan for her). I sure am glad I wasn't born during the LBJ years.
post #28 of 334
Jermaine Jackson's son: Jermajesty
post #29 of 334
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Originally Posted by j View Post
I sometimes think it should be illegal to name your kid anything outside a certain range of non-detrimental names... but I guess it's just more natural selection. I wonder if a study has been done to say whether people with non-"normal" (for their society/culture) names generally do worse in life. I would have to guess, on average, a kid named John will do better than a kid named something that begs to be ripped on.
Part of Freakonomics is sort of about this.
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Originally Posted by tiecollector View Post
At least it is a no-brainer what the kid names his penis.
Tecumseh?
post #30 of 334
I like the eccentric, sexually ambiguous names that the British used to give their children--Osbert, Vyvyan, Sacheverell, Llewellyn.
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