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(Telegraph)   Unlike their American counterparts, British parents are much less prone to burdening their daughters with stripper names at birth   (telegraph.co.uk) divider line 131
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2012-08-13 08:22:18 AM  
For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.
 
2012-08-13 08:35:04 AM  
Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.
 
2012-08-13 08:37:05 AM  

Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.


No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.
 
2012-08-13 08:40:28 AM  

doglover: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.


Bluebonnet maybe?
 
2012-08-13 08:40:28 AM  

Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.


A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.
 
2012-08-13 09:13:49 AM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.


Considering there must have been, at one point, strippers named Edsel, I don't see the point in this.
 
2012-08-13 09:24:36 AM  

GAT_00: Considering there must have been, at one point, strippers named Edsel, I don't see the point in this.


Nobody remembers olden-times strippers aside from maybe Gypsy Rose Lee.

The point is not to give your kid a name that's on a marquee at some joint out by the airport, or in the credits of "Lusty Swedish Marketing Goddesses" or "Barebacking Beach Bears".
 
2012-08-13 10:01:54 AM  
anything other than Slutbiatch is acceptable.
 
2012-08-13 10:03:18 AM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.


I think the current guy probably fails the President test, especially if you include his middle name.
 
2012-08-13 10:03:30 AM  
Sinutab?
 
2012-08-13 10:03:53 AM  

TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.


I was pretty suprised it wasn't first, then saw it was listed twice.
 
2012-08-13 10:04:39 AM  
Alfie? Really? Why not just give them a nice racist name like Albi.
 
2012-08-13 10:06:42 AM  
After my daughter was born, I send out an email that said we had named her, "Placenta Febreze."
 
2012-08-13 10:08:35 AM  
 
2012-08-13 10:08:39 AM  
Variations of Muhammed put it at 1st.

And here I thought that was an urban myth spun up by the right. lol.
 
2012-08-13 10:09:00 AM  
I don't know that many strippers use their real name on stage.
 
2012-08-13 10:09:14 AM  
Thanks for the interactive graph. Looks like it'll be seconds of fun.
 
2012-08-13 10:11:41 AM  
And no
- Tamika
- L-a
- Tequila
- Montrelliascia
- Viscorattorioa
- Juan
- Jesus

WTF????
 
2012-08-13 10:11:46 AM  

HotIgneous Intruder: After my daughter was born, I send out an email that said we had named her, "Placenta Febreze."


My daughter was named for one of my wife's great aunts, and one of my great grandmothers, but we shortened her middle name to 'Isabel' from 'Isabella'.

My mother, in defense of her grandmother's name, shortened my daughters first name when she emailed her family in England. We still get things addressed to 'Veronic Isabella'.
 
2012-08-13 10:11:46 AM  

doglover: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.



So basically name your children the same way they name show dogs.

/My daughter's nickname is Lola, as in whatever Lola wants Lola Gets.
 
2012-08-13 10:12:19 AM  
Well...all I know is that this is a thread where there be strippers. DNRTFA

citizented.com
cageradio.com
 
2012-08-13 10:12:38 AM  

vodka: Alfie? Really? Why not just give them a nice racist name like Albi.


What's wrong with Alfie? Alfred / Alfie, just standard, traditional names. Am I missing something?
 
2012-08-13 10:12:46 AM  
Still no explanation for popularity of "Jeremy", "Hammish", "Deirdre", "Mildred", "Penelope", and "Maxine".

Not to mention "Keef" and "Our Sharon".
 
2012-08-13 10:13:15 AM  

TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.


Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?
 
2012-08-13 10:13:17 AM  

Gunny Highway: doglover: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.

Bluebonnet maybe?


Rosebud? (Don't tell me The DVD Show is too obscure, or you can just GOML.)
 
2012-08-13 10:14:42 AM  
And it's not a good move to name kids after hair-straightening products.
 
2012-08-13 10:14:51 AM  

Spiralmonkey: What's wrong with Alfie? Alfred / Alfie, just standard, traditional names. Am I missing something?


Too obscure for Fark I guess.
 
2012-08-13 10:15:02 AM  
Many parents these days feel compelled to give their child a name that feels "unique". This often involves purposely misspelling a common name, utilizing a lesser known ethnic alternate, or mixing up components of currently popular names (ie Brayden, Jaiden, etc). The worst offender, in my opinion, is giving the child an unrelated surname as a first name, a la Cooper or Madison. The problem is that they can't see the future. Someone bearing that surname they borrowed is going to make a complete ass of themselves in about 2 decades and cause the child incredible amounts of embarrassment as their peers tie them to the offending persona.

Take it from some one who grew up in the late '90's named Clinton. Bill wasn't even a nationally known person when I was born.
 
2012-08-13 10:15:57 AM  

doglover: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.


Is his name Conrad? or Harry? Perhaps his name is rumpelstilzchen?
 
2012-08-13 10:16:04 AM  
m5.paperblog.com
 
2012-08-13 10:16:31 AM  

MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?


Just arithmetic actually.
 
2012-08-13 10:17:10 AM  
I read The Guardian a lot, and I always got a kick out of seeing this book--not only because of the subject, but the author's name. It was on the bestseller list for months.

files.list.co.uk
 
2012-08-13 10:17:22 AM  

ChrisDe: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.

I think the current guy probably fails the President test, especially if you include his middle name.


Although, oddly, if he started a career in stripping, I think he'd make a killing.
 
2012-08-13 10:17:33 AM  
 
2012-08-13 10:17:37 AM  
Harry and Amelia were the most popular boys' and girls' name in 2011

upload.wikimedia.org

3.bp.blogspot.com

Ya don't say?
 
2012-08-13 10:18:02 AM  

mama2tnt: Gunny Highway: doglover: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

No one in his family knows my father's legal name except grandma and my aunt.

This is the best policy.

Bluebonnet maybe?

Rosebud? (Don't tell me The DVD Show is too obscure, or you can just GOML.)


Oonie-uphtz.
 
2012-08-13 10:18:13 AM  

GuyCaballero: Variations of Muhammed put it at 1st.

And here I thought that was an urban myth spun up by the right. lol.


Does make you think what the heck?
 
2012-08-13 10:18:39 AM  
Dexter moved up 20 places, does that mean more serial killers?
 
2012-08-13 10:19:28 AM  

MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?


Look at names 19, 22, and 63. Realize they are all transliterations of the same name, and add up the score. That name would finish in 1st or 2nd, depending on how some of the other retarded modifications of standard spelling combine.

Also: gee, I wonder why Harry got popular all of a sudden...
 
2012-08-13 10:19:40 AM  

Tom_Slick: Dexter moved up 20 places, does that mean more serial killers?


No, more scientists.
 
2012-08-13 10:21:19 AM  

MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?


There are three "Mo's" on ther list, giving it a total of 6.9k. That puts it at #3. It is pretty safe to guess there are a few more spellings out there to put it past 7.5k.
 
2012-08-13 10:21:24 AM  
[CSB]
I was in the store the other day and one of these stripper moms was calling to her offspring.

Destiny! Destineeeee! DESTINEEEEEEEEEE!

Argh!
[/CSB]
 
2012-08-13 10:21:28 AM  

vodka: No, more scientists.


You are probably right, but they will be Evil Genius Scientists.
 
2012-08-13 10:21:43 AM  

MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?


Mohammed - #19 - 3,054
Muhammed - #22 - 2,854
Mohammad - #63 - 1,037

Total - 6,945 - actually would have been #3
 
2012-08-13 10:22:13 AM  
Shanananiqua elemenopialaquia la-a. Okay I'm done.
 
2012-08-13 10:22:22 AM  

MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?


It was listed twice as it was spelled with a u then o so if you add the two together as we know the parents meant to name after the "man" they just misspelled, added together make it #1.

//at least this is what I thought he meant.
 
2012-08-13 10:24:05 AM  

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.


You just failed almost every... Nevermind...
 
2012-08-13 10:27:18 AM  

ChrisDe: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Gunny Highway: Give your kid a name that looks respectable on a resume and then nickname them anything you want.

A child's name has to pass the "Ladies & Gentlemen, The President of the United States _________" test and fail the "Gentlemen put your hands together for tonight's featured amateur dancer ______________" test.

I think the current guy probably fails the President test, especially if you include his middle name.


This. I voted for him. That was before I knew he was a lying scumbag. Oh well. White ballot November. Whoever wins, America loses this election.

Step right up and buy your cyanide capsules here folks! Two for one today only!
 
2012-08-13 10:27:38 AM  

liam76: MinkeyMan: TexasPeace: For boys, Mohammed is number one, not considering a slight variation in spelling.

Don't see that anywhere in the article... honest mistake on your part or are you just trying to shoehorn some 'Europe will be under Sharia Law within 5 years' derp into the thread?

There are three "Mo's" on ther list, giving it a total of 6.9k. That puts it at #3. It is pretty safe to guess there are a few more spellings out there to put it past 7.5k.


Fair enough... I stand corrected.
 
2012-08-13 10:28:18 AM  
Alfie. What's it all about?
 
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