One woman, in her favorite name for her child, simply said that it was actually the language of a fool.
The bewildered mother still wanted to use the name she had chosen, but was blown away when others warned her against it.
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He said: “We are from Hungary where Nimrad is the name of a famous boy and we want to call our child Nimrad.
“However, I have just learned that ‘Nimrod’ in American means stupid, dim, stupid, etc. But I have never heard of it in Britain.
“I wonder how bad Nimrod feels for a native English speaker in the UK. (We have nothing to do with the US and our son will grow up in the UK.”)
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Fellow Masonic users quickly jumped in and offered advice, with a number saying they didn’t know it was an insult.
One said: “I didn’t know it was an insult – but it’s a plane – so no one would use it as a name.”
While another agreed: “I never heard it as an insult and thought it sounded great – a powerful hunter – but if it’s a famous downfall it might be better avoided, or moderate Used as a name because Americanism tends to spread. Here. “
Others thought the name had a negative connotation.
One said: “Yes, I will use Nimrod to fool. Sorry.”
Another said: “I would consider Nimrod an insult.”
And a third agreed: “Nimrod is an insult like indifference or dips ***, don’t tell your child at all if you are spending time in the UK.”
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