Thursday, May 24, 2007

The Name Game
by the Pixie aka the "Dairy Queen"

Yesterday Preston and I made our first trip into Boston via public trans. We discovered a few interesting things along the way that we wanted to share. First, Preston's African-American name is Jaden. According to a high-school girl on the Red Line, he does not look like a Preston -- he's a Jaden. Second, while waiting to see the doctor we made friends with the other patients. Right next to us were two middle-aged ladies with a little girl. Since most 5-year-olds get into some sort of trouble while waiting, it didn't take much work to find out the little girl's name. We have spelled it phonetically because we are scared to type the only spelling we could guess. "Air-ee-oh-la, I told you not to run in here!" Poor girl is going to want to run away from her name some day.


james said...

Dude...that is freaking awesome! Yeah, there are some who need to be given a license first before having children. Wanting to name your kid Apple or Arieola will disqualify you from receiving one.

ahbahsean said...

My friend Tim's mom is a birthing center nurse. She once had to talk a lady out of naming her child placenta because it had such a nice ring to it.

mike said...

arieola may not be a bad choice. if she becomes a porn start she won't have to change her name.

Agent B said...

There use to be a web site run by some rock radio station in Tennessee dedicated to bad baby names. They posted a new one every day collected from public records, etc.

My favorites that I can remember:

Pimp Hard Johnson
Darth Vader Griffin
Anesthesia Anesthasia Anderson

I was crying so hard. I miss that web site.