Talula From Hawaii Analysis

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What were they thinking? What are sets of parents thinking giving birth to a beautiful baby and naming it "Lucifer" and "Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii"? In the article, "No, You Can 't Name Your Baby Lucifer: New Zealand Releases List of Banned Names" by Lateef Mungin it states, "As the agency put it, acceptable names must not cause offense to a reasonable person, not be unreasonably long and should not resemble an official title and rank." (Paragraph 10) Parents should not be able to name their children something bizarre no matter what their reason is behind it. Would you like your child to be seen as a threat to others? With a dreadful name like Lucifer, your child will not be accepted by people who find it very offensive. Your child can be a very delightful person but once…show more content…
On the other hand, parents in New Zealand named their child "Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii." The result of naming their child that? Not lovely. As the article explains, "A 9-year-old girl was taken away from her parents by the state so that her name could be changed..." (Paragraph 20) How bad does it have to get until parents realize naming their child something idiotic can turn out to be an extreme problem? Let alone, the 9 year old was most likely anxious and clueless. A 9 year old should not have to experience that just because of their parent 's foolish taste in names. Even if taking your child away to get a name change isn 't the case, "Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii" is very unreasonable. All in all, having the choice of giving your child a name is a special thing until unique parents decide to name them "Lucifer" and "Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii." That is to say that those kinds of parents take away the precious meaning of honoring your child with a typical name. With their lack of oppurtinities, I would not forgive parents for their creativity. Given all these points that I adressed parents should not have the right to name their child whatever they

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