New Zealand is the land of sheep and enormous, fiery,
all-seeing eyeball towers, right? Wrong! It's also the land of
horrible baby names! A list by the New Zealand Department of
Internal Affairs shows a number of names banned by the government
for being misleading, or just downright cruel to the babies. The
Want to name your child King, Queen, or Prince? Don't do it in
New Zealand! All the people will become confused and ask to be
knighted by your baby. Our pop star "Prince" would be in real
trouble, because he could be named neither "Prince" nor a
The Dads explore what might drive a parent to give their kid an
awful name, what awful names they themselves considered, and what
the ramifications of horrible names might be. Hear your kid's names
on this show? Don't be offended! (But do change their name.)
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