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Italian court Friday banned the name of the child

October 22 2008

Italian Supreme Cassation Court has banned parents call the child named Friday, news agency ANSA.

December 18 last year, the staff of the municipality of Genoa in northern Italy, where the couple, who decided to name her first child Friday, refused to register the child with this name, citing laws that prohibit giving newborn "embarrassing or causing laughter names." Colleagues, supported by other courts in the country where parents accessed. According to the judges, the name Friday would cause those around the inevitable association with the hero of the novel by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, "which did not become" civilized. " The Court also recalled the role of this weekday in common superstition among the people.

Family's lawyer cited a list of names, which in Italy are called children, but it did not succeed. Among those names - Saturday (Sabato), second (Secondo), last (Ultimo), Wolf (Lupo), Crucifixion (Crocefissa), grieving (Addolorata), in chains (Incatenata).

Now the boy's name will be changed to Gregory in honor of the saint, the day the baby is born, said RIA Novosti .

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