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I'm not sure I like mine.
It just sounds... thick. And northern.
But I dislike my first name even more.
Really hate it. I kind of wish my mother would switch back to her maiden name so that I'd have an excuse to use it.
It annoys me even more like that.
Not 'Ritcher', that would juts be stupid.
Maybe I am....
Never a T.
I am not worthy. :D
Or is it Bordaberry?
Obviously, she's glamorous and quite an intriguing character, but, she seems to be almost a hobby of yours!
She's like the anti-Bachelet. I guess, I like her politics, and I think it's ace that she's really image conscious and lets face it, plastic surgery or not, looks pretty amazing for her age. She'll make a really good leader though, I reckon, she's definitely committed to South American integration - she's got very good ties with the moderates (i.e. Bachelet) and the more extreme left (Chavez), and she's also far more interested in international relations than Nestor - she's probably done more travelling in the election period than he has in his entire reign as president, which is quite amusing. I like most of the South American political types save the Colombian ones anyway.
I love your enthusiasm for her!
I thought there must be some sort of Argentine connection or something. Have you got family connections to the country or anything?
I quite like Chavez, not so much for his politics, but, for the fact that he's such a wind-up merchant.
He's the Ghoul of South America.
But I've pretty much all I've done the last few years is learn more or less anything, so that I can tell you, for example, exactly how to get from Sao Paolo to Valparaíso, have a detailed discussion about the Paraguayan football league, recite the life and works of Pablo Neruda, and the history and politics of Ecuador. Strangely, whilst I've seemingly dedicated my life to learning all the geography, history, politics, sport, literature etc, I still haven't got around to learning the language. It really would help.
I love that about Chavez too. He makes me laugh, and to be honest (whilst I'm not exactly a fan) I do appreciate that he's helping South American relations considerably, and at the expense of the states.
but the c is pronounced as a j so nobody can say it right
Just so unusual
(Unless you live in East Kent)
Best name evers
He works for a record company.
just spelling. I get allsorts of spellings...
Mine's BUNCE. By the way.
of French Protestant origin too!
they were fucking weird
Anglicised version of French surname 'de Bromhead'....because *drum roll please* My dad's side were French protestants too!
Huguenots represent or something.
Never really got any stick for it at school though. I guess I was just too hard/popular/awesome
I don't like my middle name either. 'Grant'. It's awful. Or my first name. 'Richard'. Sounds like a wanky middle aged businessman
My mum re-married, and I don't really have much to do with my dad. Seeing as my step dad moved in when I was 7, it's not entirely unrealistic that I would have taken his name. Unfortunately, his surname is Nicol
I think even Rik Salmon is better than Rik Nicol
And I support Arsenal, so I guess I'm almost there
Probably just because it reminds me of you
Though I hate people who put an 'e' on the end grrrr
You are a square Sloan
I can't believe I have been misled all these years.
I'm from Nantwich. How unglamorous :(
p.s. I like you unglam.
and is subject to the most unspeakable mispellings imaginable.
since my first two names are super scottish.
plus everyone used to call me beans at primary school.
With an Angus and a James, I'd like something a little more Scots sounding than Reid to finish with...
Also, it clashes horribly with the wife's first name, and I wish she hadn't changed it...
and I'm the last in my family to have the name - it will probably die out unless I have children. I didn't change it when I got hitched either which caused a lot of hoo haa. I'm stubborn.
As mentioned earlier, I don't feel I have much allegiance to my dad's side of the family, plus I have an older brother anyway
I like the idea of me and my wife keeping our own surnames. But I also guess it does *slightly* take away from the traditional feeling of 'family'
only cool people have the name Nash, Nash Bridges for instance...
when i'm older i think i'll change it to my mothers maiden name.
Mario Cruzado. It sounds silly. But I like it. My middle name is Jesus. Thanks grandma!!!
DON'T FUCK WITH THE JESUS!!!!
Tristan Burke has real character
Can't ANYONE read properly?
Everyone knows me as 'Tom Whyman'. If my surname was anything that worked less well lyrically with my forename I'd just be plain old 'Tom' and I'd either have to assert myself over all the myriad legions of Toms or fade into mediocrity like I was that one of my flatmates who is the most boring.
it is really weird. i just automatically slipped into calling you that when i met you!
I think it just happens naturally. I mean all my friends back home call me it, but you slipping into it has actually made me quite afraid.
Beginning to think this is what my future wife is going to (should she exist *oh please god let her exist and have a good music taste and be pretty*) call me. By my full name. Like I'm a formal acquaintance, in a letter.
I'm happy with mine. People add an 'S' to it a lot. Like Marks and Spencer. Or Tesco. People also sometimes think I'm Jewish.
A few of us all call him Andy Dalkin. It just has a great flow to it.
rorrison, its kinda rare and english people are generally incapable of pronouncing it properly.
thats what people seem to think it is, that or roar-ison, which i suppose is the nearly the same, both wrong however.
its pronounced like morrison.
That's how I'd have prounounced it.
it sounds like a dog saying Morrison.
id never thought of it like that :)
I share it with an Irish golfer, and a crazy bearded frontman.
Mine is 'Cummings' and as you can probably guess I got a ton of abuse about a certain male bodily function.
To prove to myself that my name has an ounce of credibility I (roughly) researched it. Apparently it was an important Scottish clan that arrived with the Norman invasion.
See here: http://www.scotclans.com/scottish_clans/clan_cumming/
it's awkward sounding, but then that's probably quite fitting. Subject to coal puns and lots of spelling mistakes thanks to the bloody great mustard company.
I really do like my surname.
He gets called Molloy.
Sometimes I get called Molloy Molloy.
Although they're less common now that I've left school.
i'm used to it. but it is rather plain. at least i like my middle names. all very pretty and feminine and rather victorian then you land on Scott.
I think it's just there to tell people I'm Scottish.
but all my heritage is in the south of england. great.
Bennett, pretty dull. I always used to wish it was "Sandiego" as in "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" for some reason.
"Moxham" strange one i think, although those bros from Young Marble Giants have it as well
in a it's not actually the word ghey way, even if ghey was spelt gay, nor is it massively or the double barreled massively-ghey
although it has meant that I've ended up with the misfortune of being called it by everyone to point that some people have thought that my surname is my actual name!
very much. I want to keep it if/when I get married.
"No, your surname."
"That is my surname, you cunt."
No, I don't like it.
apparently it is both impossible to spell , and wholly confusing to most people.
"whats ur surname?"
"No, its Carroll-Smith" eTc EtC fuck off!
the same with 'Joseph'. Not just a first name, fact fans.
i like it.
that people call me by it
its a pretty boring surname but despite that (and tim being the shittest name ever) i think tim green works quite well as a name!
if i never had to go 'green with an e' again in my life, i would be much, much happier.
my whole name is lame.
Lerego. I'm sure it should be pronounced Le-RAY-go, but our lot always pronounce it LERRA-go, as if you're slurring the words 'let her go'. Bah.
Oh, it's Portuguese, apparently. Big community of pasty, ginger people in Lisbon, I bet.
I'm quite proud of the family name, I like it a lot.
It's Bartley my stupid accent means I pronounce is a bit strangely. Also its often mis-spelt, rather annoying.
Although I unfortunately have to endure 'So, how's Walford?' or 'Seen Grant and Phil recently?' from HILARIOUS people sometimes. Not so much nowadays, though.
It's double-barrelled, leads a lot of people to assume I'm unfeasibly posh, and the first half is 'Spooner'.
It sounds thick and northern. I love it.
It's also a damn site better than my abomination of a first name.
It's reasonably uncommon, but I have to spell it out for people quite a lot.
For some reason some people think it's French..
except people persist and pronouncing it wrong. stupid former president.
...and a lot of people plain laugh at it, so no, not especially. :)
Anyone curious is only a click away from finding out what it is!
i'm a prime target for robot-related 'jokes', which is better than, i dunno, 'massive bitch' related jokes.
And I think it's great! D-O-double N-E-double L-A-N is how my life is lived. I don't like it when it's pronounced don-ell-an, it needs to be said don-lan
I love people who have to spell their names out all the time. I'm the same.
I wouldn't expect any future wife to take my name, but I will saddle offspring with it.
Are these feeling right? Is it just a phase?
it's very uncommon. But nobody pronounces it properly
People always pronounce it wrong.
It's just "attack!" with a W in front. Which you'd think would be awesome...
one of the best surnames ever.
Never given it too much thought to be honest, but people seem to love it and inevitably adopt it as my first name.
I'd prefer a better surname, like McAwesome or something.
Thanks for your time.
its okay bar the usual barrage of cartoon based jokes, which are usually shit might I add.
Still better than having a really common name.