And what do you call him…

As a teacher, I am one of those who quickly becomes familiar with the latest trend in baby names. There was a period of years there when no class was complete without several Chloes, Hannahs, Conors and Rebeccas. The class I passed on to a new teacher last June contained multiple ‘Connells’, all with different spellings no less. And then, of course, there are those who go for the more unique Celtic name. (And, incidentally, teachers will also be able to identify those names whose popularity has had its day- in this regard, Seamus would appear to be a name on the wane, if my experience of teaching in Belfast for the better part of a decade is anything to go by.)
It would appear that the Chinese have similarly become more adventurous when selecting baby names, though this example is somewhat extreme.

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