Sunday, September 04, 2005

Baby Katrina 

I have a feeling the next year or two will see the name Katrina drop off the map of commonly used baby names. Of course there could be a few who are just following the Jewish custom of naming after a deceased relative. But otherwise, who would name their kid after a killer hurricane?

Well, Ok. There could be a bit of a burst of namings from the Democratic Underground/Kos Kids communities. Oh, and it might climb right up there with Fatima and Fadwa on the list of popular Islamic names. Other than that, and perhaps a few tree-hugger babies named in honor of Mother Nature's righteous Bush-bashing fury, the name will likely disappear.

Unless Michael Moore somehow manages to breed. But what's the likelihood of that?

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