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In the paper yesterday...
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Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:45 PM
I saw, in the birth notices, there was a boy called Asterix.
Reading an article in a different part, I came across a girl called Elf.
Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:54 PM
Maybe they liked the comic?
One I saw last week: Jupiter-Paige.
Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:55 PM
See now I can cope with those... at least they are spelled correctly.
Does this make me a pedantic hippy?
Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:40 PM
But Asterix is a joke/pun on Asterisk! Not good.
Elf is ridiculous, sorry, I'm sure the baby is adorable and elfin, but honestly:
Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:06 PM
NMS and honestly they are not the worst I have had heard but still dreadful
Posted 16 April 2012 - 12:48 AM
I'm sooo showing my age when I say, "hey not my style, but at least they spelt them correctly".
If they had named the child Elph or Elleph, I would be gagging.
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:33 AM
I'd be worried that if I named my baby girl Elf she'd grow up resembling an Amazonian
(Though I do think it is quite a cute name.)
Posted 16 April 2012 - 01:53 AM
Love the name Asterix.... They must fans of the comic Asterix & Oblix
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