Friday, 25 July 2008

Talula Does The Hula no more...

In February of this year, a New Zealand judge made a nine year old girl a ward of court during a custody hearing, so that she could change her name from Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii. New Zealand does not allow names that would cause offence or that are longer than 100 characters, and in this case, the name was seen as potentially embarrassing and likely to cause a social disability.

For more information, visit the BBC story at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7522952.stm

Chris

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