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Does Your Name Sound More Masculine or More Feminine?

There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a baby name. My parents, for instance, did enjoy the work of Carly Simon before choosing mine, and I have a relatively normal name. It could be a fandom thing, such as with the babies named Anakin or the children named after Game of Thrones characters. Read More >>

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Dear America, Please Stop Naming Your Children After Guns

The debate over gun control in America has popped up a lot in the past few years, but I never thought it would eventually have this impact. Parents are naming their children after guns. And they’re doing it so frequently that the name Gunner (with the help of Gunnar) even made the Top 200 list for boys. Read More >>

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Idiots Need Telling Not to Call Their Child “Anal”

Some incredible rejected baby names have emerged from New Zealand, where names for kids such as "4Real" and "Queen Victoria" have been rejected by officials. One child was even set to be called "Anal" before the state intervened. Perhaps the parents didn't know how to spell Alan? Read More >>