Sunday, November 16, 2008

Punctuation Names For Girls

Hyphen

PROS: Urban. Progressive.

CONS: Other kids would call her "Hymen".

Em Dash


PROS: "Em" is like "Emma", which is currently popular.

CONS: Other kids would call her "Mrs. Dash", if that condiment still exists, and if kids are exposed to those advertisements.

En Dash

PROS: None.

CONS: Everything. The very concept is absurd.

Apostrophe

PROS: Sexy. Sounds European, or possibly African. (Senegal, probably.)

CONS: Long. Sounds like "A Pa's Trophy".

Ampersand

PROS: Classic.

CONS: It's a boy's name.

2 comments:

Jenny said...

Are you trying to name my baby? I told you I've got it under control...

dn said...

I'm helping.