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    Lotus is a fave lately. Not with Moon, I don't like that... but just Lotus. It seems so girly to me.

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    Default Are unusual names cruel?

    If I had my way, I'd name my children after characters... Like Zuko or Hermione.. Or id give them really hippy names.
    But I am giving this child (if it's a boy ) a very acceptable and normal name, but not for fear of being thought cruel some parents can be cruel through how they dress their kids or making their sons do ballet

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    I have always always always liked the name Hermione.

    It's been ruined though.

    So has Edward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maximum22 View Post
    i refuse to believe that, until i actually meet a L-a or a # im going to think they are urban myths

    seriously it wouldnt get through BD&M much more normal names like Duke get rejected
    I'm putting my hand up to say I've seen L-a!! She lives in Brisbane.

    Duke can't be a name as it's a title.

    # was overseas very recently.

    There's a huge difference between unusual names and outright ridiculous or spelling that makes you, the parent, look like an uneducated twit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeddie View Post
    Reminds me of DH's cousin who is a drug addict (still did drugs when she was pregnant and her kids have all sorts of problems) who named her daughter aurora, I love that name but her reason for it was because apparently something to do with a euphoria you get when your on drugs???? Her son also has a drug related name but I forget what it is. Just the thought makes my skin crawl
    I know someone who named their baby girl Sativa, doh!

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    Wasnt baby Hashtag actually spelt out though? So "Hashtag" not "#".

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    Not too sure, I just saw it on msn. Not exactly the most reliable source of information though. Either way, it's stupid!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    To be fair, the parents of Drew Peacock did change his name by deed poll once they realised...
    Oh I never knew that! I'm so glad for him that they did!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaiz View Post
    Either way, it's stupid!
    Agreed.

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    Default Re: Are unusual names cruel?

    Okay... these are not unusual names, but DH just suggested the names Timothy and Tamara for boy/girl twins... When calling them for dinner: "Tim Tam, time for dinner"! lol

    I told him I don't like them because his name starts with T

    Oh how I'd love boy/girl twins though

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