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Cultural, kre8tve or parents couldn't spell?
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:40 PM
A little from column (a) and a little from column (b).
Wyatt is a gorgeous boys name.
Posted 23 February 2012 - 08:41 PM
What a shame.
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
Posted 23 February 2012 - 09:00 PM
Ohh I like Wyatt..
Another name spied on FB- I hope you're ready for it...
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.
Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:33 AM
Poor kid He will forever be spelling his name out forever
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.
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
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.!
Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:43 AM
looks like it's pronouced
why ee at
and then it sounds likes where he at
Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:46 AM
I have a Jacob, and I swear his is now the unusual spelling
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.
Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:57 AM
There is a boy in my sons class at school called Rawdy.
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.
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