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    Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    I picked up a Diet Coke at Chipotle Grill, and found this written on the cup:

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    Any thoughts on this?
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    Chipotle is clearly a very wise organization! "Jeff" makes a lot more sense. I mean, my name's David, but I don't go around adding extra vowels and spelling it Daevid. (Oh, and Please don't ban me! Long live the Queen!)
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    When you are the queen nobody can question the spelling of your name, or off with their heads.
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    I shall hasten to the first available on-line deed poll service and change my name to Kristofer..... Or, should I go for 2 Fs with Kristoffer ?!

    No, wait; that's too long: Just Kris, or should I go with double-S for emphasis ?...... No, because I'll have to repeatedly tell people it's double S.
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    i know im British -but i dont understand- is this an American thing , what is the concern -Geoffrey is a mediaeval name steeped in history - why does Jeff makes more sense than Geoff if it is just a spoken word- im quite sure it is not worthy of debate either to a mod or anyone called Geoff
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    Quote Originally Posted by shameless View Post
    i know im British -but i dont understand- is this an American thing , what is the concern -Geoffrey is a mediaeval name steeped in history - why does Jeff makes more sense than Geoff if it is just a spoken word- im quite sure it is not worthy of debate either to a mod or anyone called Geoff
    Yes, it is an American thing.

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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    Quote Originally Posted by shameless View Post
    i know im British -but i dont understand- is this an American thing , what is the concern -Geoffrey is a mediaeval name steeped in history - why does Jeff makes more sense than Geoff if it is just a spoken word- im quite sure it is not worthy of debate either to a mod or anyone called Geoff
    In the 'merican version of English the name Geoff would be considered affected by many. It is a great name, held by many a ruler and Chaucer as well. We on the other hand have a giraffe with the name Geoffrey.


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    Forgot we have Geoff also:

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    Oh and Games of thrones hasn't helped the name either even though it is spelled Joffery:

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    Plus when you type Geoff the spell check thinks it is wrong, Jeff on the other hand is right. Dang 'mericans we take over everything, but we had a good teacher. :)
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    I find the fact that this unfortunate dead-guy is being planted head-down in a hole with his feet sticking straight up in the air a wee-bit more objectionable than the spelling of Geoff.

    Plus, I'm not sure how I feel about the guy smiling while he's planting the inverted corpse. What kind of message does that send to our children, that burying dead guys is fun?

    And was he actually killed because he spelled his name "Geoff" as opposed to "Jeff"??? Good God, my son will have nightmares after seeing that!!

    Ugh, ain't no way I'm taking my kids to Chipotle. Thats some morbid, depressing stuff right there. Hahaha
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    Wait... it's not pronounced Gee-off?
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    Re: Would the Mods find this a subject for debate?

    Quote Originally Posted by ilitig8 View Post
    Oh and Games of thrones hasn't helped the name either even though it is spelled Joffery:
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