December 21, 2006

DT Namewatch #23: "There is no such thing as a 'good' name or a 'bad' name" edition

  • Lichai and Ila, well-dressed brother and sister [via babble]
  • Alastair Roderic Craigellachie Dalhousie Gowan Donnybristle MacMac, aka Wee Gillis. I think MacMac's my favorite. [via nybr]
  • Widuran Bertram, source of the quote in the title [via bbc]
  • Remo, Italian fashion executive
  • Junya, Japanese designer. I've been thinking about it a lot; can a non-Japanese kid ever pull off a Japanese name? [both via nyt]

  • 1 Comment

    No, non-Japanese kids cannot pull off Japanese names. In fact, I think half-Japanese kids can hardly pull it off unless they're raised in Japan.

    Our kid's quarter Japanese, and we recognized early on that the Japanese name wudn't gonna fly.

    Leave a comment


    Type the characters you see in the picture above.

    Google DT


    Contact DT

    Daddy Types is published by Greg Allen with the help of readers like you.
    Got tips, advice, questions, and suggestions? Send them to:
    greg [at] daddytypes [dot] com

    Join the [eventual] Daddy Types mailing list!


    Archives

    copyright

    copyright 2014 daddy types, llc.
    no unauthorized commercial reuse.
    privacy and terms of use
    published using movable type

    advertisements