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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 06:42 AM
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Couple Win Court Battle - Allowed To Name Daughter After Whisky
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A Swedish couple have won the right after a court battle to name their daughter Edradour, after a Scottish whisky brand.

Initially the tax office, which in Sweden registers the names for newborns, refused the name, saying it was too closely linked to an alcoholic drink.

But the girl's parents, Magnus and Maria Ekloef, persisted, taking the case to court in their home town of Soederhamn, on the east coast of Sweden.

The Ekloefs argued that Edradour is also a beautiful town in Scotland, and said they had been charmed by the place as well as the local tipple.

"I'm interested in whisky, but this is more about the place," Magnus Ekloef said.

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,16772945-13762,00....
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:58 AM
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1. It still has class, though.
Here in America, couples would name their kids Budweiser and Coors Lite, so we shouldn't complain.
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tazkcmo Donating Member (668 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:00 AM
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2. Who'se complaining? ntf
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