posted on Jan, 3 2013 @ 03:54 PM
Originally posted by mikell
And it doesn't take much to realize the government is right. Try being a school teacher now days. Kids get all offended if you can't pronounce their
names and employeers just skip over some because it's just more bother than it's worth. Our HR people joke about it.
Of course the government is right. What more can people want? They've given permission for everybody to choose from 1,853 government approved baby
I guess it depends on what you value more, freedom or having to spend 3 seconds learning how to pronounce somebody's name. That is quite a bother.
And "Blaer" is such a tough name to learn as well.
Thank god we have the bureaucrats running sitting in their offices drinking tea, making sure everything is in order.
And one more thing. Instead of the name "Blaer" on on her legal documents, the Icelandic government insists on the name "Stulka" instead. Much
better than Blaer of course.
ps I am worried for the future of mankind if this type of thinking becomes commonplace. No wonder people from all over the world want to come to the