Jacob Proffitt Jacob at
Fri Jul 21 04:02:22 EDT 2000

On Fri, 21 Jul 2000 06:43:11 +0200 (CEST), Irina Rempt wrote:

>>  Oh, wait, we called our son "the boy" for a long time even though
>> he *did* have a name. Hope it doesn't warp him in the long run.
>You can't do that over here (in the Netherlands): children have to be
>registered within three working days after they're born, with a name.
>Fortunately, all of ours seem to have ended up with names that fit
>(unlike myself).

Oh, he had a name.  We've had names picked out for all four of them before
they were born.  We just tend to call him "the boy".

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