Lots of us have cursed our parents for the names they gave us and wondered what on earth was going through their minds when they signed that birth certificate. You only have to look to Friends’ Chandler Muriel Bing to know the horror that a moniker can cause.
And now people have taken to Twitter to vent their name annoyance on Twitter under the hashtag #GrowingUpWithMyName, explaining the daily issues of having a strange or unpronounceable name.
But it’s clear from the internet trend, that while having an unusual name can be tricky, it’s really the famous names that cause a headache. Matt Smith gets asked where his Tardis is on a daily basis, while James Moriarty has spent his time running away from Sherlock fans…
#GrowingUpWithMyName was a nightmare whenever I met a Sherlock Holmes fan. Luckily I never became a professor