Names are so 20th century
Just number the little release - I'm betting on '420'
Smoke was seen beneath Elon Musk's mighty Starship prototype overnight as he and his partner, musician Claire Boucher, celebrated the birth of their first child together. Naturally, El Reg is pondering a name for the offspring. While his rocketry, tunnelling and battery-powered antics frequent our pages with varying levels of …
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I shall have a rant here.
As the child grows up, he (or she) needs a "normal" name for the society in which they live. Anything outside the 'norm' and they get teased incessantly - because that is what children do. So, giving a child a name like this one is not nice for the child and only reflects the parents ego.
"[...] he (or she) needs a "normal" name for the society in which they live. "
Back in the 1960s a couple were getting married. When the vicar said their names there was much confusion in the congregation. The bride had always been known by her middle name - rather than her longer first name with a French accenting. The groom had been christened William Henry - and was always known as "John".
A Polish woman living in England named her son Christopher with an English spelling - for which there was a phonetically identical Polish name. She also gave him a middle name that was phonetically his English father's name - but with the Polish spelling. The husband was totally confused when he had to spell it on official forms.
"Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."
Now *that's* a name...
•X, the unknown variable ⚔️
•Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Artificial intelligence)
•A-12 = precursor to SR-17 (our favorite aircraft). No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Great in battle, but non-violent
+ (A=Archangel, my favorite song) (⚔️metal rat)
5:54 pm - 5 May 2020
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