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Oh, boy. So a while back there was a rumor that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were going to name their baby North—a name I think is kind of cool, in a middle-name capacity at least. But paired with the last name West, it felt like a bit of a joke.

But for the little baby of Kim and Kanye, it's no longer a joke. Because that is indeed what her parents opted to name her. No middle name to temper it (or for her to use if she decides she doesn't want that ridiculousness as her name). And the nickname they're using with it is Nori. As in the seaweed used for sushi.

I once knew of a man named Hap—his last name was Hazard. No joke. I guess that people who name their kids things like Hap Hazard, North West and other goofy choices have a more lighthearted view of naming their kids, and don't expect that their kids need a name that has a bit more gravitas. You probably can figure that Hap Hazard and North (or even Nori!) West may not be President someday—along with Moxie Crimefighter Jillette. Though then again, who knows?

What do you think of their baby name choice? Goofy or cool? And would you have given North West a middle name? Perhaps Easton?

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