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German Town Shoots Down Father's Plan To Name His Son 'Wikileaks'

Hajar Hamalaw wanted to name his son, who was born on March 14th, after Wikileaks as it “changed the world."
German Town Shoots Down Father's Plan To Name His Son 'Wikileaks'
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Via Techdirt:

One of the great unwritten rules of parenthood is that the right to name your offspring should be treated as a privilege. The temptation is to give the child a "unique" name that sets him or her as far apart for his/her eventual peers as humanly possible, thus living up to the common parental delusion that each child is its own special flower, unlike the millions born before it or after it.

Unfortunately, a "unique" name is often just an unwieldy name, if not simply embarrassing. And the unlucky child has to bear that clumsy moniker until he or she hits the legal paperwork-filing age and ch...

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