Namer’s Remorse

… something Zappa obviously never suffered from.
The Baby-Name Business:

Karen Markovics spent months reading baby books and scouring Web sites before settling on Nicole Josephine. But now, four years later, Mrs. Markovics says she wishes she’d chosen something less trendy — and has even considered legally changing her daughter’s name to Josephine Marie. “I’m having namer’s remorse,” she says.

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One thought on “Namer’s Remorse”

  1. Before my son was born I had but one rule when it came to thinking up a name for him: I wouldn’t name him after me, or my father, or his father, and so on. There’s nothing worse than being stuck with a lame boring Christian name especially if it’s been over used in your particular family going back three or four generations. It really gets confusing at weddings, wakes and other reunions when one name is called out and four or five people answer back…

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