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Re: CHAT: "John Doe" equivalents sought

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 24, 2000, 5:13
Padraic wrote:
. In the hospital, we use
>Baby Girl/Boy (surprise, surprise) for unnamed babies. Jane and >John Doe for unknown adults. > >Padraic.>
Some years back, when a friend of mine got a copy of his birth certif. in order to apply for a passport, he was chagrined to discover his legal name was "Baby Boy Lewis"-- his parents hadn't decided on a name at the time the paperwork was done!!