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Egyptian father names daughter 'Facebook'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 Feb 2011 19:59 User comments (22)

Egyptian father names daughter 'Facebook' Gamal Ibrahim, an Egyptian citizen, has named his newborn daughter "Facebook," following the social media's part in bringing about the recent revolution.
Ibrahim says he gave his daughter the name "to express his joy at the achievements made by the January 25 youth."

Many of the youths in the nation used Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks to organize the protests, which began on January 25th and eventually led to the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign.

"The girl's family, friends and neighbors in the Ibrahimya region gathered around the new born to express their continuing support for the revolution that started on Facebook. 'Facebook' received many gifts from the youth who were overjoyed by her arrival and the new name," adds the Egyptian paper who broke the story.

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121.2.2011 20:16

You Dumb ...., give the girl a proper name.


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221.2.2011 20:33

That poor poor child...

321.2.2011 21:18

yes i understand your excited but dont get to excited soon people would be naming their children apple or twitter. who cares she stands out now.

421.2.2011 23:39

If you name your daughter Twitter she'll probably be a whore.

521.2.2011 23:44

Well it's better than "Lula does the Hula from Hawaii" no joke some dipshits here in nz tried too naturally it was disallowed

622.2.2011 3:52

It's the wave of the future -- sell your child's name to the highest bidder for a monthly fee.

We'll soon see names like Pepsi Jones, Sony Williams, Microsoft Wilson and Reebok Davis.

Me, I'm a big Weird Al fan, so I'll just name my firstborn Twenty Seven.

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When laws allow unlimited ownership of ideas, it is to a society as iron fusion is to the core of a star.

When verified realities lead us to anger, we must learn to reevaluate our beliefs.

722.2.2011 5:30

well then he's a bit of an idiot isn't he ? someone should rename him "twatter" and see how he likes that !

822.2.2011 9:41

Hehehe don't name her anything to do with Sony unless you want sued...But seriously this guy is a moron!



Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

922.2.2011 13:44

What a sad world we live in.

1022.2.2011 15:13
lissenup2
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Hmmmmm........How about "Laptop" for a name or "Amazon". How about "Cabinet".

Morons! Agreed that the poor girl is going to go through Hell with that name.

1123.2.2011 5:26

Fucking TWAT!


badman

1225.2.2011 10:57

Come on folks. It's not so bad. He did it out of gratitude and because of something meaningful in his life and the change in world history. It's better than those crazy black names now a days. You know what I'm talking about jomanaquin.... Lamontifa....shelarimaquisha.

1325.2.2011 11:37

Originally posted by DXR88:
You Dumb ...., give the girl a proper name.
Freedom works wonders.
What?

Not much different than Afro-American folks name their kids listy for Listerine.
Disclaimer: I'm white but married to a Hershey bar;)
Jeff

1425.2.2011 11:50

Originally posted by Jeffrey_P:
Originally posted by DXR88:
You Dumb ...., give the girl a proper name.
Freedom works wonders.
What?

Not much different than Afro-American folks name their kids listy for Listerine.
Disclaimer: I'm white but married to a Hershey bar;)
Jeff

With, or without almonds?

1625.2.2011 12:05

Originally posted by Mofomac:
Originally posted by Jeffrey_P:
Originally posted by DXR88:
You Dumb ...., give the girl a proper name.
Freedom works wonders.
What?

Not much different than Afro-American folks name their kids listy for Listerine.
Disclaimer: I'm white but married to a Hershey bar;)
Jeff

With, or without almonds?

Pure Chocolate.

1725.2.2011 12:11

Some celebrity already named their child Apple. I forget who it is.


One issue, though: surely, isn't the name Facebook trademarked? :) Don't let them get started on the IP implications!

1827.2.2011 8:09

Should name her "Mop and Bucket"

1927.2.2011 20:13

Originally posted by dbminter:
Some celebrity already named their child Apple. I forget who it is.


One issue, though: surely, isn't the name Facebook trademarked? :) Don't let them get started on the IP implications!
think that was gwenith paltrow (excuse my poor spelling).

i did actually know a cambodian guy called moppy.apparently its his middle name.the name phuc is a very common vietnamese name.I think the people called toilets the john in some countries and thats a common name.the point im trying to make is there are names in several nationallities which sound rude or inappropriate.

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2028.2.2011 16:55

Originally posted by xboxdvl2:
Originally posted by dbminter:
Some celebrity already named their child Apple. I forget who it is.


One issue, though: surely, isn't the name Facebook trademarked? :) Don't let them get started on the IP implications!
think that was gwenith paltrow (excuse my poor spelling).

i did actually know a cambodian guy called moppy.apparently its his middle name.the name phuc is a very common vietnamese name.I think the people called toilets the john in some countries and thats a common name.the point im trying to make is there are names in several nationallities which sound rude or inappropriate.
John is normally a slang word, for the toilet. i worked with a phuc the U is not short like F*ck it a long U and is pronounced like Fook(Austen Powers Gold member poked fun at the two asian chicks Named Fook-yu & Fook-me). and i see nothing wrong with Moppy ant least it wasn't Moby.

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2128.2.2011 17:06

Might also be worth pointing out that APPLE was a fruit for centuries before Steve Jobs was around.

2228.2.2011 17:10

Originally posted by MrZoolook:
Might also be worth pointing out that APPLE was a fruit for centuries before Steve Jobs was around.
Note: I am pre-empting lawyer involvement and claiming fair use policy for the name Steve Jobs in this instance - I neither own nor represent copyright to the terms "Steve Jobs", "Apple" or any of its subsidiaries!

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