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I Am Getting A New Name (I Think!)


Here is a photo of "Mummy" for her son Kian. She is 22-years-old and lives in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

So why should you care about her? Well, she has changed her name to Ceejay A Apple B Boat C Cat D Dog E Elephant F Flower G Goat H House I Igloo J Jellyfish K Kite L Lion M Monkey N Nurse O Octopus P Penguin Q Queen R Robot S Sun T Tree U Umbrella V Violin W Whale X X-Ray Y Yo-Yo Z Zebra Terryn Feuji-Sharemi.

I kid you not. She made the change for two reasons..."For a bit of a laugh" after baby Kian was born (cost was £10)... and it replicated her friend who changed her name to “Pink.”

But the real reason, she says..."I’ve just had a baby, so I thought I would change it to help teach him the alphabet."

So, to help all my students learn their numbers, I have decided to change my name to Jerry 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine ten 10 .... Johnson. The trouble is that my name has become infinitely long, as numbers are much different from the alphabet. Yet, I have always felt somewhat comfortable in that my name had "e" in it, plus the double rr (with my handwriting) looks like pi!

A Note: Ceejay... (or Ms. Alphabet) is thought to have the longest name in Europe, beating out the previous "winner"...teenager George Garratt, who held the Guinness World Record holder for having the longest personal name registered on his 2008 birth certificate: Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined.

And a Final Note: In New Zealand, Pat and Sheena Wheaton were frustrated because they could not give their son the name 4Real. A specific New Zealand law states that first names starting with a number are not allowed. Eventually, the Wheatons relented and named their son Superman but call him 4Real.

Source: METRO REPORTER, August 2, 2010