Most of us have heard of someone who gave their child a name that is eitherunconventional or weirdorjust plain bad, but we know better than to say anything. However, one set of parents pickeda name so terriblefor their newborn that a nurse had to step in andtake extreme measuresto get them to change it.
Apparently, the parents wanted to name their childMonster Galileoand the nursepleaded with them not to. When they wouldn't budge, shecalled child services, but the parents persisted. Apparently, little Monster now goes by Galileo.
Yet that wasn't even the worst name mentioned in the post. A different nurse spoke about parents who attempted to name their daughterLatrine. She wrote, "I had to explain to her that she was naming her poor baby after the hole in the ground that soldiers s**t into.She was horrifiedand changed it toKatrina." However, she went on to note that two days later, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans.
Another person wrote,
"My classmate's mother was a maternity nurse and she has a couple who wanted to name their sonCollinbut wanted to give him a unique spelling for it. (I do not understand why parents do this. It doesn’t make a boring name more interesting all it does is set your child up for lifelong inconvenience.) They spelled it out for her to put on the birth certificate C-O-L-O-N. They tried to name their son colon. As in, the organ attached to your anus. When the nurse explained this to them they were painfully embarrassed and asked her to write it down with the normal spelling instead. I don’t think they’ll ever live it down."
Someone else chimed in to say that they worked as a registrar at a hospital andsaw all the nameson the birth certificates. Some standouts they mentioned wereKiller,SyphilisandSweet Prayer Sunrise.
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