A Tennessee judge has ordered that a baby's name be changed from "Messiah" to "Martin," explaining that There Can Be Only One: "The word Messiah is a title and it's a title that has only been earned by one person and that one person is Jesus Christ," Judge [Lu Ann] Ballew said.
Isn&#039;t &quot;Messaiah&quot; too common? They need to throw some random y&#039;s in there, like &quot;Messayaih.&quot; When there&#039;s 10 other &quot;Messaiahs&quot; in the class, they&#039;ll thank me for it. Besides, I thought all the breeders were giving their kids stripper names now, like Candilynne, Kayden or Jazmine I mean Jazzmynne..
Meagan/Meggyn/Meghan/Meaghan/etc unto infinity.
I teach high school.
I would have loved to name my son &quot;Meriadoc&quot;, but I knew it would never fly.
For Doktor Zoom, the possibly sober author of this post.
Damn. It never occurred to me to name one of my kids &quot;Apocalypse&quot;.
Pretty fly for a fornicating douchebag.
&quot;Ask Again Later&quot;
Hey, I went to school at Madison.
Glenn Beck is one Sick Doctor.
That would truly be child abuse.
Despite the fact that &quot;Hagar&quot; is a perfectly respectable Biblical moniker, ISWYDT.
If we ever have an East Bay / Foothills Drinky, I&#039;ll explain why my older son isn&#039;t named Sven.
Or, as a sub for &quot;messiah&quot;, &quot;Mescaline&quot;.