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    KFC give parents $11,000 for naming newborn baby daughter after Colonel Sanders



    KFC have given $11,000 to a couple who named their daughter after the chain’s founder Colonel Sanders. The fried chicken outlet donated the money towards baby Harland Rose’s college tuition after her parents deliberately gave her the same first name as the iconic Colonel. KFC announced the little girl’s win on Twitter Tuesday. Baby Harland Rose won $11,000 towards her tuition fees after her parents agreed to name her after KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders to try and revive the popularity of his Christian name (Picture: KFC/Twitter) KFC handed over $11,000 in a nod to the number of herbs and spices they coat their chicken in before frying.
    They had earlier stipulated that the prize would go to the first baby named Harland who was born on September 9 – the same day Sanders was born, in 1890. Harland, who weighed in at 8-pounds one-ounce, and whose parents plan to call her Harley, was awarded the $11,000 in a nod to the 11 different herbs and spices KFC coat their chicken in. How the cleaning craze is damaging the environment KFC began the contest in a bit to revive the popularity of the name Harland, which was the 5,477th most chosen name for newborns in 2018. Announcing the win on Twitter under the guise of the Colonel, who died in 1980, KFC said: ‘I’m as pleased as pumpkin punch to announce the winner of our Baby Harland Naming Contest and the Harland who will be ushering in an all-new generation of Harlands, little Harland Rose.’


    Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2018/10/31/kfc-g...3/?ito=cbshare


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    Great I'm renaming my dirty raincoat BIG MAC immediately

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    try and revive the popularity of his Christian name ... Harland
    Is Harland really a "Christian name"? I don't recall ever coming across it in the Bible. Surely 'first name' would be more appropriate.

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    Well, Harland ain't so bad really, shorten it to "Harly" and say Dad's a biker

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    ^ Yup. "Given name" would seem to be more appropriate.

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    Hmmm? Now what shall I call my huge shipyard Im building in Belfast.

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    Zinger Combo Rose

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    Thailand's parents should let it be known to the big companies when they name their kids.
    Of my students, I've had a Fanta, a Jamesbond (one word), an MK, a Coke, and a few other proprietry names I can't recall just now.
    And in NZ there was a pair of twin boys officialy dubbed Benson and Hedges.

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    At least she isn't called Whopper.

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    ^ They're saving that name for their next-born son.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chittychangchang View Post
    and whose parents plan to call her Harley
    Great...Maybe Harley Davidson will pay out too. Or Hollywood.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Maanaam View Post
    Thailand's parents should let it be known to the big companies when they name their kids.
    Of my students, I've had a Fanta, a Jamesbond (one word), an MK, a Coke, and a few other proprietry names I can't recall just now.
    And in NZ there was a pair of twin boys officialy dubbed Benson and Hedges.
    Nick names, not real names. Real names are like Somyot Turdstomperkhunchaicharoenpit.

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    True, but in Thailand nicknames are pretty much every day names.
    I read on TD somewhere someone wrote that nicknames were given so the pi won't know where to find the real-named child.

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    If I have another child, I'll name it 'fcuking twat', because I seem to get called that so many times.

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    I had rather assumed they had named the brat " Colonel Sanders Rose...".

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    They considered 'finger licking good', but thought she might have a difficult time in her teen years....

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