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What's in a name?

It is reported that a French court has prevented a couple from calling their daughter Nutella.
This reminds me of two names that friends of mine allege to have come across (when questioned, they said “Yes, honest” – judge for yourselves). 16 more words


Choosing baby names

When we were about a third of the way through the pregnancy, my husband and I started trying to brainstorm names for our little girl or boy. 483 more words


Anonymity, Names, and Identity

Once, when I was a young mother living in a new place, I had to ask people to call me by my first name. My husband called me “Sweetheart” or “Love” and my children called me “Mom” or “Mommy.”  I had temporarily given up my career, so I had no colleagues to check in with. 429 more words


Muslim boy names

Bismillaah Al Rahmaan Al Raheem

Assalaamu alaykum, congratulations if you have had a newborn boy, if you haven’t then welcome regardless.

All children deserve a good name, and so it is worth investigating because the name given is usually for life. 262 more words


The 30 Most Popular Baby Names That Are Also Foods

A French court ruled recently that a newborn baby could not be named “Nutella,” reasoning that “it is contrary to the child’s interest to be wearing a name like that can only lead to teasing or disparaging thoughts.” 203 more words

"BOO" and BAE"

Hey guys
So I know this post is kinda silly but I wanted to talk about it.
When you hear the word “BOO” or “BAE”…….what comes to your mind? 79 more words

Mores Furum (part 2)

(click here for part 1)

“Bah! We have no time for novices, Corvinus, as you very well know,” the old rogue said with an annoyed gesture of dismissal. 2,492 more words