November 08, 2004

And now . . . this

A Brazilian legislator wants to make it illegal to give pets names that are common among people.

Federal congressman Reinaldo Santos e Silva proposed the law after psychologists suggested that some children may get depressed when they learn they share their first name with someone's pet, Damarias Alves, a spokeswoman for Silva, said last week.

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I wonder how Jesus felt when he learned he had the same name as millions of little Mexican waifs? The poor soul.