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Re: CHAT: "John Doe" equivalents sought

From:Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 24, 2000, 21:02
On Wed, 24 May 2000, Roger Mills wrote:

>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!! >
And they never registered his name with the state after sorting it all out? Perhaps he ought to simply start signing things 'Baby Boy'. Padraic.