Thread: What did you name your kids?
01-29-2004, 03:46 PM #1
What did you name your kids?
I've always like the names Nicolae and Daniel for boys.... not too sure about girls... Kay maybe. If you have them, what did you name your kids? If you don't have any.... what names do you like?
01-29-2004, 03:46 PM #2
Gussepie or Elliot if its a boy and Erica if its a girl..
01-29-2004, 03:53 PM #3Originally Posted by peam
01-29-2004, 03:56 PM #4
i dont know...they have to be good though...like real good rico suave names
Jed, jane, and jerry are out of the picture for sure
01-29-2004, 03:56 PM #5Associate Member
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01-29-2004, 04:06 PM #6
yeah yeah dabull.... I wonder why one of those names sound so familliar? Hmmmm ... I read that people with names that end in y or ie.... tommy... amy....freddie.... they're not taken as seriously in the business world. I wouldn't do that to my kids.
Elliot... Guseppie? seriously? what would the kids call him for short? All I can think when I hear that name is Pinocchio...
01-29-2004, 04:09 PM #7
Boys: Connor, Logan, Scott, Andrew, Erich, Arnold, Joe, Mike
Girls: Alicia, Kristen, Rachel, Sarah, Emily, Jade, Cloe,
01-29-2004, 04:17 PM #8Originally Posted by peam
but you have amy correct,she wouldn't stand a prayer in the business world
01-29-2004, 04:21 PM #9
after seeing the movie "snatch" i have this weird compelling feeling to name my kid Turkish. think about it. he's never gonna meet someone with the same name, and who ever did meet him would never forget him. someone will say, hey do you know that kid Turkish? and they'll answer oh yeah i know him. cause they would never forget that name lol
01-29-2004, 04:36 PM #10
I always wanted a unique name. If I ever have kids I wanna name my son Xerxes. My wife hates it, but I think it rocks. No one would have that name, kinda like Turkish. Mark
01-29-2004, 04:41 PM #11
~ Andrew Michael and John Paul for my boys~
~Mckenzie and Lisa for my girls~
01-29-2004, 04:45 PM #12
My son is Alex and my daughter is Ashlyn
01-29-2004, 04:45 PM #13
I hope I have a girl someday. Names I like. Aowin, Paige, Caidance, Kiffen, Michael for a girl. Hailey, Kyla.
Names for a boy. Dont know. I will let the mom name the boy. Maybe Carter.
01-29-2004, 04:56 PM #14
I was thinking... I also think Holden is a nice name for a boy. I always wanted a unique name so my kids will get them...whether they like them or not.
01-29-2004, 05:25 PM #15
Me and my brother... (he cant have kids.)
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01-29-2004, 05:31 PM #16
peam guseppie is joseph in italian..
01-29-2004, 05:32 PM #17
My Daughter ( Kayla )
01-29-2004, 05:34 PM #18
well since my tax return has gone up... ive resorted to naming my kids
five,six,seven, and eight thousand...
01-29-2004, 05:36 PM #19Originally Posted by Elliot
01-29-2004, 05:37 PM #20
see peam i wanna name my son that its a cool sounding name
01-29-2004, 06:28 PM #21
fiddlesticks sounds cool too but I wouldn't name my kid that
01-29-2004, 06:40 PM #22
Ashley and Dylan. No more for me....so I don't have to pick out any more names. THANK GOD
01-29-2004, 06:48 PM #23
Girl- Sophia, Giulianna
not gonna have any for a long time, but I like these names....
01-29-2004, 06:56 PM #24
when I have kids oneday for a girl either Gianna or Sierra, for a boy I like Xavier.
01-29-2004, 07:07 PM #25
01-29-2004, 08:08 PM #26Originally Posted by Juggernaut2148
no idea what i would name my kids yet...every girl i've been with has had them picked out since she was like 2...but i've never really given it thought...hmmm don't think i'm quite ready for this...
01-29-2004, 08:09 PM #27
come on cb... I'll help ya
01-29-2004, 08:12 PM #28Originally Posted by peam
i've always wanted something a little not-so-common, but nothing crazy...my name is chris, and wherever I go, there's like 5 chris's...i love my name, but i wouldn't pass it on...but my kid's middle name, would probably be christopher...
01-29-2004, 08:12 PM #29
Nostradamus... or maybe even orville..
01-29-2004, 08:14 PM #30Originally Posted by bigol'legs
01-29-2004, 08:18 PM #31
I propose..... you write my english paper for me and I pick out your kids names. fair trade
01-29-2004, 08:20 PM #32Originally Posted by peam
i'm gonna go ahead and...pass...on this deal...thanks a million though!
01-29-2004, 08:23 PM #33
What can be known about a unique poem in a unique manuscript, dated around the year 1000 a.d.? What do we know about the circumstances of its composition? Is it literary, oral, or something in-between? What can we never know? Beowulf is both strange and familiar: it has some links with ancient classical poems like Homer's; 19thc ideas of it have been received and reworked in the course of the 20thc in academe, children's literature and adult popular culture; and yet it remains an ancient artifact of a culture whose world we can never share.
The manuscript and its editions always present us with a linguistic obstacle: Old English has a different kind of grammar from Modern. Old English is like Latin or Russian, or many other languages whose grammar is expressed by inflection: that is, affixes on a root word can stand in for function words like pronouns, so that a noun like "stow" will indicate its grammatical place in a sentence or clause by a series of endings: "... nis Žaet heoru stow!" (That is not a pleasant place!); or "He het ža ža stowe Dominus videt" (He named that place Dominus videt; or "on manegum stowum" (in many places). In an Old English sentence, especially in the poetry, syntax (the order of words) much more fluid than in Modern. Spelling will seem inconsistent, even random, in our terms; the alphabet contains some unfamiliar letters derived from runes.
Translation of a language removed in kind and in time is a process of exploration, not a neat matching of word and idiom to sense, or the grammar of one language to the grammar of another. We will use translation as our primary means of reading Beowulf.
What kind of overlap can be found between our written, literary experience of the poem, and its earlier oral delivery, which may have been memorized, reconstituted anew each time, and was always designed for being heard? Memory functions in different and often enhanced modes in oral rather than written cultures, especially when supported by verbal patterns evolved through centuries in a poetic or sung medium. Written literature may produce an intense impact, but rarely through its delivery; in Beowulf and other Old English poems, impact was always made through oral performance. When such poetry is written down, it is neither strictly oral nor graphic.
Within the poem, no distinction is made between myth and history, although it is now read as though it were 'history with fabulous elements' or 'myth with some correspondence to fact.' Beowulf cannot accurately be described as fiction or fact. It is a kind of narrative comprised of analogical episodes, people, creatures more or less human, praise, blame, lyrical moments, grim comedy and even grimmer tragedy.
The poem makes an icon of a former age, constructed as such very consciously by a maker of poems, literate, somewhat literate or not at all literate, from familiar elements in this particular way. Analogies are built which bridge the preChristian and Christian Germanic worlds, by making the characters in the poem noble, monotheistic preChristians, for an audience of Christian Germanic people; the poem is not anachronistic, and is, even in our terms, accurately placed according to 'history.' It is a story about 'those others who were ourselves'.
theres an old english paper...
01-29-2004, 08:25 PM #34
LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings
of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped,
we have heard, and what honor the athelings won!
Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadroned foes,
from many a tribe, the mead-bench tore,
awing the earls. Since erst he lay
friendless, a foundling, fate repaid him:
for he waxed under welkin, in wealth he throve,
till before him the folk, both far and near,
who house by the whale-path, heard his mandate,
gave him gifts: a good king he!
To him an heir was afterward born,
a son in his halls, whom heaven sent
to favor the folk, feeling their woe
that erst they had lacked an earl for leader
so long a while; the Lord endowed him,
the Wielder of Wonder, with world's renown.
Famed was this Beowulf:1 far flew the boast of him,
son of Scyld, in the Scandian lands.
So becomes it a youth to quit him well
with his father's friends, by fee and gift,
that to aid him, aged, in after days,
come warriors willing, should war draw nigh,
liegemen loyal: by lauded deeds
shall an earl have honor in every clan.
Forth he fared at the fated moment,
sturdy Scyld to the shelter of God.
Then they bore him over to ocean's billow,
loving clansmen, as late he charged them,
while wielded words the winsome Scyld,
the leader beloved who long had ruled....
In the roadstead rocked a ring-dight vessel,
ice-flecked, outbound, atheling's barge:
there laid they down their darling lord
on the breast of the boat, the breaker-of-rings,2
by the mast the mighty one. Many a treasure
fetched from far was freighted with him.
No ship have I known so nobly dight
with weapons of war and weeds of battle,
with breastplate and blade: on his bosom lay
a heaped hoard that hence should go
far o'er the flood with him floating away.
No less these loaded the lordly gifts,
thanes' huge treasure, than those had done
who in former time forth had sent him
sole on the seas, a suckling child.
High o'er his head they hoist the standard,
a gold-wove banner; let billows take him,
gave him to ocean. Grave were their spirits,
mournful their mood. No man is able
to say in sooth, no son of the halls,
no hero 'neath heaven, -- who harbored that freight!
want it in old text?
01-29-2004, 08:50 PM #35
You're pollutiong my thread big ol! **** you!
01-29-2004, 10:02 PM #36ttuPrincess Guest
I want to name my little girls Morgan Paige and Samantha Hope ... Coldstone can name the boys if we have any!
01-29-2004, 10:27 PM #37
My son's name is Logan
My daughters name is Alyssah
01-30-2004, 08:42 AM #38
My son's name is Grant. I wanted to name him Zane but his dad wasn't going to let it happen.
I know a Holden, Weston, Dalton, Aristotle (Tel for short) and Socrates (Soc for short), Xander, Tenisha, and some hippy chick I know named her daughter Sioux-Zee.
01-30-2004, 09:00 AM #39
My son is Jagger
My daughter in two months will be named Makayden
01-30-2004, 09:04 AM #40Anabolic Member
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i'm not sure
after i bare back a chick i make sure she doesn't have my phone # or where i live so maybe the moms know
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