Chit Chat Naming Your Kid After A Brand? - This Was A Made Up Story!

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by tablet, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. tablet

    tablet Premium Member

    I find it odd that parents name their kid like "Apple Juice" or "Yahoo" in the case below.

    Although, strange it is. But why would parents do that to their kid? What happen when they grow older? Believe me. Tai Mai Shu is a real Foreign Names. So is Di A. Rea

    How would we call each other if we don't have name? IF memory serve me correctly, I think the Native in the past didn't have name, or maybe I'm mistakenly for something else.

    Let's us talk about name. All is welcome.

  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    Well, Yahoo is not too bad.....
    One of my favorite movies called "Young Einstein" has an actor named Yahoo Serious. He was around before Yahoo!


  3. bodebliss

    bodebliss The Zoc-La of Kromm-B Premium Member

    They have this problem in central america and it has been outlawed in costa rica and other countries because people naming children : chevrolet, coca-cola, pepsi, and motorola.
  4. My middle named is Eugene....i would rather it be Yahoo:p
  5. bodebliss

    bodebliss The Zoc-La of Kromm-B Premium Member


    Comes from the book , Gulliver's Travels.

    In which supremely intelligent horses had to put up with Yahoo humans.
  6. Bleys

    Bleys Phoenix Takes Flight Staff Member

    Some brand names aren't so bad.....I actually played around with the idea of naming a daughter Mercedes or Shelby.

    I also have a niece named Harley - quite the little skier and we all know it is a requirement to have a unique name if you ski.

    B. aka Oolong T.
  7. badkitty

    badkitty Member

    In highschool I knew people with the following names:


    And I had a dog I named Harley. I wonder if I could have been sued? = )
  8. marg6043

    marg6043 Premium Member

    What happened to people that name their children brand names, well they get laugh at in school by other children and most of the time they end changing the name as adults.
  9. badkitty

    badkitty Member

    Marg- that may be true depending on the culture. The people I mentioned happen to be of African American descent and these names were completely acceptable.
  10. tablet

    tablet Premium Member

    Well, I guess it doesn't matter what your name is. It's others perception of it. I believe name affect how you look/see yourself. As one character in The Gladiator say: Destroy your name before it destroy you. Maximus.

    What comes first: The name, or the meaning?
  11. oddtodd

    oddtodd Premium Member

    Hmm..... Let me sit and think about that one :lol:
  12. marg6043

    marg6043 Premium Member

    I live in the south and I can tell you it took a while for me to get used to the name usage here.:shk:
  13. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    Reporter fired over fake Yahoo baby
    25 January 2005

    BUCHAREST: A Romanian tabloid has fired a reporter for making up a story about a couple who named their son Yahoo as a sign of gratitude for meeting over the internet.

    Earlier this month, major Bucharest daily Libertatea published a story saying two Romanians had named their baby Yahoo and printed a picture of his birth certificate. The news was widely picked up on the internet.

    "It was the reporter's child's birth certificate, which he modified," said Simona Ionescu, Libertatea's deputy editor-in-chief on Monday. "We fired him."

    She said Ion Garnod, who had worked for the paper for several years, had admitted inventing the story to look good.

    "If it were real, it would have been a good story indeed," Ionescu said.

    Garnod was not available for comment.

    what a strange twist!
  14. tablet

    tablet Premium Member

    It's amazing what people would do for attention. Now I'm starting to wonder about the fish with the human face and the Machine that see through walls... and that "John Titor" case. What's really going on??? :0:
  15. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member


    Yeah...uuhhhhh....aaaahhh, a friend of my uncles brothers sisters cousin twice removed had heard that is was real from a friend of a friends uncle..... BWAHAHA
  16. Gopher

    Gopher Member

    Another example of a "brand" name being used to name a kid is ESPN. Sometimes the parents make a slight variation to the name by adding another vowel. Silly people...:frog: