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Old June 23 2013, 07:18 AM   #1
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North West?

Not that I give a care what Kim Kardashian does, but it's right there all over the headlines on the net. If the surname of your child's father was West, would you really name your daughter North (no middle name)? Yes, they really did. Granted, it's better than Apple or Moxie Crimefighter or Blue Ivy, but North West?

They say her nickname will be Nori, but why not just name her Nori in the first place? Or Nora? Nora West sounds like a classy, sexy female character from a Dashiell Hammet detective novel. Maybe Kanye prefers Hitchcock.

Am I tripping, or doesn't Nori mean seaweed in Japanese or Chinese?
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Old June 23 2013, 11:23 AM   #2
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Re: North West?

I don't think it's great, but it's not horrible either. I wish they'd stop reporting that they are going to call her Nori "for short" though, because it's not actually shorter. They need to just say it's a nickname.
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Old June 23 2013, 01:01 PM   #3
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I quite like it! I prefer a nickname to develop with time, maybe - but North is good.
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Old June 23 2013, 01:07 PM   #4
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Considering I probably know less about either parent than anyone else on here, I like it.

Just needs a brother called South for the ulitmate in sibling rivalry.
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Old June 23 2013, 01:59 PM   #5
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Re: North West?

North West. Hi, my name is North West.

No, still not liking it. It's not a good combination and it's boring on its own.
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Old June 23 2013, 02:35 PM   #6
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Bill Maher had a good joke about North West. He said something like if the kid is ever on a casting call in the future, it will give new meaning to them saying "We're going to go in a different direction."
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Old June 23 2013, 02:53 PM   #7
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I await her inevitable autobiography titled "North, by North West"
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Old June 23 2013, 02:56 PM   #8
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Tell me why any of us care what Kim and West does? Just why are these people so special? I don't get it.
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Old June 23 2013, 05:23 PM   #9
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I await her inevitable autobiography titled "North, by North West"
If someone writes an article about celebrity babies with weird names, her section can be called The North West Passage.
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Old June 23 2013, 05:26 PM   #10
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I was hoping they were going to name her Wylde.
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Old June 23 2013, 05:31 PM   #11
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Re: North West?

^ The kid might grow up and decide she doesn't want any part of the entertainment biz. So she might want a way out. She'll get a bunch of her friends together and form...an escape club.

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I await her inevitable autobiography titled "North, by North West"


I hereby drop all objections to this child's name, just because of that post.
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Old June 23 2013, 07:02 PM   #12
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Forbin wrote: View Post
I await her inevitable autobiography titled "North, by North West"
Beat me to it!

And yes, "Nora West" would be a hundred times better. Oh well, at least she's not "Apple" or "Kal-El".
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Old June 23 2013, 11:49 PM   #13
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Re: North West?

Oh God. I forgot about Nicolas Cage naming his kid Kal-El. So is his son Kal-El Cage or Kal-El Coppola? That is the real family name.
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Old June 24 2013, 12:15 AM   #14
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Re: North West?

Rhaven wrote: View Post
Tell me why any of us care what Kim and West does? Just why are these people so special? I don't get it.
Accordin' to the press release Yahoo! posted, the Kardashians are "American royalty."

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Old June 24 2013, 03:00 AM   #15
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od0_ital wrote: View Post
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Tell me why any of us care what Kim and West does? Just why are these people so special? I don't get it.
Accordin' to the press release Yahoo! posted, the Kardashians are "American royalty."

And me with out a guillotine.
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