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    Boys name

    I have a little boy on the way .
    I want to call him Tai (not Thai)
    The Mother isnt ethnic Thai and neither am I .
    I ve been told that as he will look felang , I cant call him Tai.
    I ve explained that it will be Tai and not Thai and nothing to do with Thailand.
    Should I name him Tai , or think about another name ?

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    Who has told you you can't call him Tai? And why did you ask permission? When my son was born, the hospital administrators just asked me what his name was, then went away to prepare the documentation for his birth certificate.

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    No one has told me what to call him and Im not asking for anyones permission . Im just asking for peoples opinion .

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    My neighbor's kids are a girl called King, and two boys named Ricoh and Oven. Might I suggest Panasonic (Pan for short).

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    What's his surname going to be?
    This is a really good chance to scar him for life.
    Nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in the boy.

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    just add something to the name, to neutralize it...

    how about "pat tai" ?

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    use Ty short for Tyrone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alitongkat View Post
    just add something to the name, to neutralize it...

    how about "pat tai" ?
    Paddy Tai......hmmmmm . no

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    I ve been told that as he will look felang , I cant call him Tai.
    Wasn't trying to be funny, Fluke, but you said you'd been told you can't call him Tai, so I just wondered who told you this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benbaaa View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    I ve been told that as he will look felang , I cant call him Tai.
    Wasn't trying to be funny, Fluke, but you said you'd been told you can't call him Tai, so I just wondered who told you this.
    An 8 year old felang /thai girl

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    I was wondering about the name Valentine for a boy, I like it. Val for short.
    Guaranteed to help him learn about standing his ground. It's cultural though isn't it.
    In the UK he'd be scrapping, in Italy he's be adored, in Thailand people would be indifferent and probably give him a nic name like Toast instead.
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    This guy is called Ty.



    But he was born Orison Whipple Hungerford!

    But if your son is going to be called Toast, you could start with Morphy Richard.

    What is your surname or family name. The name combination sounds better if it flows.
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    ^ looks gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    I ve been told that as he will look felang , I cant call him Tai.
    Wasn't trying to be funny, Fluke, but you said you'd been told you can't call him Tai, so I just wondered who told you this.
    An 8 year old felang /thai girl
    Maybe she told you that because Tai is a girls name.

    I had a girlfriend whose daughter was called Tai.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    , or think about another name ?
    Yup.

    Give a kid a name he can live with, and the option to change it later if they don't like it.

    The davids, roberts and Annes put up with a great deal less shit than the "Moonbeams" "honeysuckles" and the like......


    Tyrone, shortened to Ty maybe - but Tai?

    he will probably spend his life being called "Tai cheese" or the like.

    by the way - TAI in smsese (if I may coin the word) means "think about it". Sounds like a good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VocalNeal View Post
    This guy is called Ty.



    But he was born Orison Whipple Hungerford!

    But if your son is going to be called Toast, you could start with Morphy Richard.

    What is your surname or family name. The name combination sounds better if it flows.
    Tai Namsai .

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    Quote Originally Posted by nidhogg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke View Post
    , or think about another name ?
    Yup.

    Give a kid a name he can live with, and the option to change it later if they don't like it.

    The davids, roberts and Annes put up with a great deal less shit than the "Moonbeams" "honeysuckles" and the like......


    Tyrone, shortened to Ty maybe - but Tai?

    he will probably spend his life being called "Tai cheese" or the like.

    by the way - TAI in smsese (if I may coin the word) means "think about it". Sounds like a good idea.
    Tai is hardly in the same category as moonbeam .

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    Quote Originally Posted by palexxxx View Post
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    I ve been told that as he will look felang , I cant call him Tai.
    Wasn't trying to be funny, Fluke, but you said you'd been told you can't call him Tai, so I just wondered who told you this.
    An 8 year old felang /thai girl
    Maybe she told you that because Tai is a girls name.

    I had a girlfriend whose daughter was called Tai.
    You are the first person to say that its a female name , thats after mentioning the name to other Thai people

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neo
    An 8 year old felang /thai girl
    Smart girl.

    Quote Originally Posted by palexxxx
    Maybe she told you that because Tai is a girls name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    You are the first person to say that its a female name
    Now 2 have said it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norton View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    You are the first person to say that its a female name
    Now 2 have said it.
    And its on the internet so it must be true.........but unless someone writes "Fact" after it.......I shant believe it.........

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    In Indonesia, depending on exact pronunciation of course, it's quite an offensive word for shit (about the same level as cvnt in English).

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    Tai is actually a fish found in the Pacific. It is very popular in Japan for consumption.

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    Your call mate. Your son. I know plenty women with name Tai. Have yet to run across a man named Tai. Here's a well known Tai.


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