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Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It's a Baby

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Found this interesting news... it's about a New Zealand couple looking to call their newborn son Superman - but only because their chosen name of 4Real (???) has been rejected by the government registry.

Pat and Sheena Wheaton say they will get around the decision by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages by officially naming their son Superman but referring to him as 4Real, the New Zealand Herald newspaper has reported.

The Wheatons decided on the name after seeing the baby for the first time in an ultrasound scan and realizing their baby was "for real."



They decided 4Real was the best way to write it, but the name was rejected because the registrar said a name had to be a sequence of characters.

Pat Wheaton said he was considering appealing the decision through the courts, but whatever happens he won't be budged on his choice.

I wonder what will ppl come up with next?

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posted by Ivan Choe, 2:08 pm

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