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Nurse's mind blown as mum tells her she's been pronouncing the name Liam 'wrong' - Mirror Online

Nurse's mind blown as mum tells her she's been pronouncing the name Liam 'wrong' - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it

A nurse has recounted the time she called out for a patient named Liam in the waiting room only to get a shock when his mum told her she'd been saying his name incorrectly
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Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar

Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple also has an 18-month daughter named Mick after Mick Jagger.

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What's Your Thanksgiving Name?

What's Your Thanksgiving Name? | Name News | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving names are festive and traditional. Take our latest quiz and we'll tell you which name matches your Thanksgiving personality.
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From mispronunciations to misspellings to popularity, naming a baby is tricky business | Regional-Lifestyles | Lifestyles | SaltWire

From mispronunciations to misspellings to popularity, naming a baby is tricky business | Regional-Lifestyles | Lifestyles | SaltWire | Name News | Scoop.it
“I answered, Natalia, he said, ‘why not? Why won't you tell me your name?’ as he thought I said, ‘not tellin’ ya!’”

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Watch James Corden Pitch Baby Names to Expectant Dad Usher

He joked, "Well not like George Forman, I can't name all my kids George. If it's a girl I don't think that Usher would flow well."
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The Extraordinary Baby Name Book that Spawned "Mad Libs"

The Extraordinary Baby Name Book that Spawned "Mad Libs" | Name News | Scoop.it
What kind of name book would two guys who wrote jokes for the Tonight Show in the '50s come up with? I had to find out--and I wasn't disappointed.
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This Fun Naming Tool Predicts Which Career Baby Will Be Most Famous In

This Fun Naming Tool Predicts Which Career Baby Will Be Most Famous In | Name News | Scoop.it
Read about a fun naming tool from USDirect.com that, based on their collected data, looks at five career categories your name or baby's name will be most famous in.
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Here’s Your 2020 Name Of The Year Bracket –

Here’s Your 2020 Name Of The Year Bracket – | Name News | Scoop.it
As a metaphor for our times, you could do worse than the story of Gimadiah Scrogum. In 2015, the Branson (Mo.) Tri-Lakes News reported, Scrogum was pulled over for driving a white Ford pickup without the headlights on. When the cop approached, Scrogum floored it. According to the police report,
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It comes around faster each year.

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Pick Your Quarantine Personality and We'll Tell You What to Name Your Baby

Pick Your Quarantine Personality and We'll Tell You What to Name Your Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
Have you been spending your quarantine doing puzzles or binge-watching your favorite shows? Your ideal baby name might depend on it. Take our quiz to find out!
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Quiz: Choose 7 Baby Names And We'll Reveal The First Letter Of Your Soulmate's Name

Quiz: Choose 7 Baby Names And We'll Reveal The First Letter Of Your Soulmate's Name | Name News | Scoop.it
Something tells me love is right around th
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Should my husband be worried?

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The very specific rules for naming your houseplants, according to scientists

The very specific rules for naming your houseplants, according to scientists | Name News | Scoop.it
The most delightful way to fight loneliness: Naming your house plants. Here's how.
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Hoda Kotb Forgets Name of Jenna Bush Hager's New Baby

Hoda Kotb Forgets Name of Jenna Bush Hager's New Baby | Name News | Scoop.it
"Now I'll remember it!" joked Hoda Kotb, after Jenna Bush Hager teased her on air for the ongoing mishap
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ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname

ESPN Announcers Apologize to Patrick Mahomes' Mom for Using Nickname | Name News | Scoop.it
ESPN analyst Louis Riddick apologized during Monday Night Football for referring to Patrick Mahomes as "Pat"
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I love this! Found just now via Abby.

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Best Nicknames in the World: This is the Definitive Guide.

Best Nicknames in the World: This is the Definitive Guide. | Name News | Scoop.it
This post and its comments are a treasure trove of the very best nicknames you'll ever find. Long, short and everything in between. Get ready to take notes.
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Local name of the year: Gerald

Local name of the year: Gerald | Name News | Scoop.it
This is a story that began in Oakland, in a neighborhood adjacent to mine, and spread around the Bay Area, up into Canada, and all the way across the Atlantic. It is a story with many key performance indicators of 2020: aggression, fear, suspicion, threats, shaming, displacement, conspiracy theories
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What's Your International City Name?

What's Your International City Name? | Name News | Scoop.it
International city names have distinct personalities — which one matches yours? Take our quiz to discover the city name that's right for you.
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Dave Gorman: Naming Our Baby | Modern Life is Goodish

After Mr & Mrs Gorman search for baby name books to buy, Dave finds some hilarious things on the market. From Modern Life is Goodish.
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— Baby Name Meanings - What Does Your Name Mean?

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Baby Name Meanings - What Does Your Name Mean? Albert: Arabic, al-bara'at, “the salvation” Alexander: Greek, a+lex+ander, “a man without law”, popular among anarchists Alfred: Arabic, al-fareed
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Hilarious and clever. For goodness sake, there are even multiple Silmarillion puns in here. Found via Nancy Friedman.

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The Celebrity Baby Names You Love And Hate Will Determine How You’ll Become Famous

The Celebrity Baby Names You Love And Hate Will Determine How You’ll Become Famous | Name News | Scoop.it
Yes, these are real names.
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Examining whether the use of "Karen" should be considered offensive or not

Examining whether the use of "Karen" should be considered offensive or not | Name News | Scoop.it
I’m not quite so worried that the representation of white women is going to be formed solely on the punchline of “Karen”
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BRENDA LOOPER: Name dropping

BRENDA LOOPER: Name dropping | Name News | Scoop.it

As we spend yet another week under the cloud of coronavirus, I thought it might be fun to revisit funny names. We all need a break from the serious if we want to maintain some semblance of sanity.
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