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Old March 22 2013, 01:02 AM   #1
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If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child...

May I make a few suggestions?


"Danger"

"Surprise"

"Adventure"

(and...)

"Procrastination"

...


(And best of all, they seem to mostly be unisex names.)
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Old March 22 2013, 01:03 AM   #2
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

How about no middle name at all?
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Old March 22 2013, 01:05 AM   #3
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

I like "The". Really classes up your surname.
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Old March 22 2013, 01:05 AM   #4
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

"Asskicker." Or "Lil' Asskicker" if you don't mind two middle names.
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Old March 22 2013, 02:56 AM   #5
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

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"Asskicker." Or "Lil' Asskicker" if you don't mind two middle names.
But the eventual spoonerism that's going to slip out, from the word-salad people is "kill Asslicker" which is just poor parenting in my opinion, painting a target on your kids forehead like that.
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Old March 22 2013, 03:09 AM   #6
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
How about no middle name at all?
A middle name is needed so the child will know when he/she is REALLY in trouble.

"JOHNNY!"
(Oh, it's just Mom; I'll ignore her)

JOHNNY SMITH!
(Just a minute!)

JOHN ALOYSIUS SMITH!
(Shit! I'm in trouble!)
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Old March 22 2013, 03:54 AM   #7
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

I've been thinking that the perfect middle name for the modern day would be Dot.
But spelled "."
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Old March 22 2013, 04:56 AM   #8
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

In the English speaking world, can you decide to spell your child's name with a different language's alphabet, a made up language's alphabet or even a code?

For example: .--- --- .... -. .- .-.. --- -.-- ... .. ..- ... ... -- .. - ....
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Old March 22 2013, 05:29 AM   #9
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

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I've been thinking that the perfect middle name for the modern day would be Dot.
But spelled "."
Or "blackslash" and everyone will think his name is John/Smith.
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Old March 22 2013, 05:44 AM   #10
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

I actually met a child named "Christopher Danger ____." Seriously. His father wanted his boy to be able to say "'Danger' is my middle name." Uh huh.

What about "Stormageddon"?
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Old March 22 2013, 05:47 AM   #11
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^That's what I call my 4 year old niece.
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Old March 22 2013, 05:49 AM   #12
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

Guy Gardener wrote: View Post
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"Asskicker." Or "Lil' Asskicker" if you don't mind two middle names.
But the eventual spoonerism that's going to slip out, from the word-salad people is "kill Asslicker" which is just poor parenting in my opinion, painting a target on your kids forehead like that.
Good point. Just Asskicker then.

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A middle name is needed so the child will know when he/she is REALLY in trouble.

"JOHNNY!"
(Oh, it's just Mom; I'll ignore her)

JOHNNY SMITH!
(Just a minute!)

JOHN ALOYSIUS SMITH!
(Shit! I'm in trouble!)
SO true! Although my mom didn't stop there - I also got to hear my father's, grandfather's and great-grandfather's names tacked on all in a long shout when it got really bad.
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Old March 22 2013, 07:47 AM   #13
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Shithead!

Just kidding XD
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Old March 22 2013, 08:37 AM   #14
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

I didn't have a middle name growing up and once I change my name back, I won't have a middle name again. My parents definitely found ways to let me know when I was in trouble! Which was always.
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Old March 22 2013, 09:25 AM   #15
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Re: If you are in the process of deciding a middle name for your child

An old hippy friend named his son Luke. His last name is Walker.

Yup, his middle name is Sky...
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