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    Quote Originally Posted by Mane View Post
    on a slightly unrelated note, last year, 146 american girls were named Khaleesi.
    I plan to name any future kids after some of his characters, I was planning on giving a future son a second or third name which is actually a character from Fevre Dream, which is a non-GOT/SFI title by GRR Martin, its my favourite book next to Drawing The Dark which isnt by GRR Martin.

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    My friend named her new kitten Khaleesi. She's a holy terror.

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    I find it a bit annoying, because it reveals shallowness. People who name their daughter 'Khaleesi' must have missed that it is a rank, not a name, meaning that although they have not even paid sufficent attention to the TV series to know that much, they still insist on pretending to be interested in the stories. Who names their daughter 'Queen'? Even 'North' is a better choice.

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    I think giving them a middle name like that is acceptable. But having it as a first name seems unfair. Poor Kal-El Cage.
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    They just cast my favorite character, Oberyn Martell.(Very minor spoilers)

    http://www.latimes.com/entertainment...,3159476.story

    Good casting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I find it a bit annoying, because it reveals shallowness. People who name their daughter 'Khaleesi' must have missed that it is a rank, not a name, meaning that although they have not even paid sufficent attention to the TV series to know that much, they still insist on pretending to be interested in the stories. Who names their daughter 'Queen'? Even 'North' is a better choice.
    In certain cultures giving a rank as a name is quite common. King, Queen, Prince etc are a few of the most common of them. Infact even in certain Western cultures names such as those aren't rare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riva View Post
    In certain cultures giving a rank as a name is quite common. King, Queen, Prince etc are a few of the most common of them. Infact even in certain Western cultures names such as those aren't rare.


    Could just be a stage name though.
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    Red Wedding=Holy Shitballs

    New season in April. So there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msg_v2 View Post
    They just cast my favorite character, Oberyn Martell.(Very minor spoilers)

    http://www.latimes.com/entertainment...,3159476.story

    Good casting.
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