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#1 liveworkplay

Posted 23 February 2012 - 06:02 PM

Wyiat (pronounced Wyatt)

#2 Freddie'sMum

Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:40 PM

A little from column (a) and a little from column (b).

Wyatt is a gorgeous boys name.




#3 Guest_Starletta_*

Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:41 PM

What a shame.

#4 twinboys

Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:52 PM

You know how you can read comments from non FB friends on your FB friends comments ...this non friend of mine was ooohing and ahhing about what a great start to the year Phynix was having in Prep  nno.gif

#5 gatheringpieces

Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:00 PM

Ohh I like Wyatt..

Another name spied on FB- I hope you're ready for it...

Chaise

#6 7girly-girls

Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:06 PM

Just saw Ellyvia on the Bonds comp web page

#7 ali27

Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:07 PM

Does Chaise lounge around? cool.gif

#8 kyrrie

Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:17 PM

Random letters throw me really badly sometimes. I was talking to a Samiul the other day and saying what an idiot I was for stumbling over his name the first time I read it. He said it's something that happens all the time and people always start to say Samuel and stop halfway through. He doesn't mind, he's used to it.

And the other one that gets me badly is Danyiel. Even though I now know this is a boy, I still hesitate over whether I should be saying Daniel or Danielle.

Something further removed from the original like Ellyvia is actually easier to work out.

#9 Etcetera

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:26 AM

Jaycub

#10 Boys Rock

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:33 AM

Poor kid sad.gif He will forever be spelling his name out forever

#11 FluffyOscar

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:33 AM

So is it pronounced Why-ee-at? Because that is how someone who can read would be inclined to say it.

ETA: It could have been Whereiat LOL.

Edited by FluffyOscar, 24 February 2012 - 11:34 AM.


#12 dessiesgirl

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:34 AM

QUOTE (Etcetera @ 24/02/2012, 12:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Jaycub



Noooooo

#13 Sam Wheat

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:37 AM

I'm another who doesn't understand why parents do that to their child, my ds is good friends with a Maysan, I ask myself why? Mason is just fine to me

#14 Cluckster

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:37 AM

Heavens to Bettzee...



#15 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:38 AM

Jaymz wacko.gif

#16 ali27

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:41 AM

I once taught a Jame - one little 's' would have made that child's life sooo much easier.!

#17 ~maryanna~

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:43 AM

looks like it's pronouced
why ee at

and then it sounds likes where he at


#18 Kavity

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:46 AM

I have a Jacob, and I swear his is now the unusual spelling wacko.gif

#19 Monroe

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:50 AM

Jame is cool!

#20 jenjams

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:53 AM

QUOTE (ali27 @ 24/02/2012, 12:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I once taught a Jame - one little 's' would have made that child's life sooo much easier.!


All I can think of here is Silence of the Lambs......

#21 Bubblicious

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:55 AM

Just in case they are on here too

Edited by Kenzi_Bubble, 24 February 2012 - 11:55 AM.


#22 BlackBetty

Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:57 AM

There is a boy in my sons class at school called Rawdy.

#23 Mrs Lost Wanderer

Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:02 PM

My name is Jacquelyn NOT with an INE, my mum is Loraine with ONE R and my sister is Ainslie with an IE NOT EY. But I think these are still acceptable spellings as they still make sense.

The worst I have seen is Jaxxin There is nothing wrong with Jackson and there is no excuse for bastardising the english language.


#24 MagsJee

Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:06 PM

Jhefri

#25 Gumbette

Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:10 PM

QUOTE (MagsJee @ 24/02/2012, 01:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Jhefri

Tell me you're kidding......




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