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June 9th, 2006, 11:18 AM
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What do you think of giving a child an ethnic name that is not your ethnicity?

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June 9th, 2006, 11:26 AM
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i dont think i really care where the name comes from as long as i think it sounds nice.

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June 9th, 2006, 11:29 AM
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June 9th, 2006, 12:00 PM
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It doesn't matter to me, I love named that don't have to do with my ethnic background. As long as it sounds nice, i'm ok.
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June 9th, 2006, 12:03 PM
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It doesn't matter at all to me !
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June 9th, 2006, 12:23 PM
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I don't mind to an extent.....But it when the parents insist on such pronouncing it in a way that's not familiar to their culture it gets annoying. Kind of like their saying their childs name with a fake accent. Kwim?
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June 9th, 2006, 12:57 PM
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Personally I wouldn't do it... for the same reasons as listed above. Plus it seems kind of... kind of pretentious I guess. Just MHO

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June 9th, 2006, 01:11 PM
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It doesn't matter to me.
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