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Wait until this girl's name shows up in a box score

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MTM, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Tweener, fossywriter8 and heyabbott like this.
  2. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    All I'll say is this Internet controversy comes on a perfect day for the producers of Fox News, I'm sure.
  3. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    The real criminals here are abcde’s grandparents, who could only think of “traci” for their daughter’s name. If only they knew how unique and creative she was they would have come up with something like “trey-c” or “treky” not some lame ass traci with an i. Hell, they could have named her trace-eye.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    She will be Abbe by high school.
  5. Donny in his element

    Donny in his element Well-Known Member

    For efficiency sake, Qwerty would have been a better name.
  6. bumpy mcgee

    bumpy mcgee Well-Known Member

    That's the strangest way I've seen Katelynn spelled yet.
  7. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    You sure it's not Hayley?
    Donny in his element likes this.
  8. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

    The final line of the story deserves a "No shit"

    "A search on the Social Security Administration's website found "Abcde" is not among the top 1,000 most popular names for any year of birth since 2000."
    HanSenSE likes this.
  9. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I am willing to bet the little girl didn't say, "Mom, why is she laughing at my name?" Maybe it was, "Oh no, here we go again." But there is no chance this is the first time the girl has been confronted with this.
  10. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I didn't read that far. That is awesome.
  11. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Ab. (Abby)
  12. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    I’m sure it’s pronounced “Madison.”
    bumpy mcgee likes this.
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