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  1. 16 Aug '14 15:26
    If a nation's future is its children, then take a look at the UK's future:

    http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/08/15/Muhammad-IS-Britains-Most-Popular-Boys-Name

    As exclusively reported by Breitbart London last week, Muhammed has been crowned Britain's most popular boys name in figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) today. The name of the Muslim prophet beat Oliver as the most popular boys name chosen by parents in Britain in 2013.
  2. 16 Aug '14 16:11
    The UK's future? Relatively many people named Muhammad. Any more insights?
  3. 16 Aug '14 16:17 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Eladar
    If a nation's future is its children, then take a look at the UK's future:

    http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/08/15/Muhammad-IS-Britains-Most-Popular-Boys-Name

    [b]As exclusively reported by Breitbart London last week, Muhammed has been crowned Britain's most popular boys name in figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to ...[text shortened]... slim prophet beat Oliver as the most popular boys name chosen by parents in Britain in 2013.
    [/b]
    I predict that some of these British boys named 'Muhammad' will grow up
    and marry British girls named 'Aisha' (or 'Ayesha' ).
  4. 16 Aug '14 17:23
    Originally posted by Eladar
    If a nation's future is its children, then take a look at the UK's future:

    http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/08/15/Muhammad-IS-Britains-Most-Popular-Boys-Name

    [b]As exclusively reported by Breitbart London last week, Muhammed has been crowned Britain's most popular boys name in figures published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to ...[text shortened]... slim prophet beat Oliver as the most popular boys name chosen by parents in Britain in 2013.
    [/b]
    what do you think they should be named? Spalding Wigglebottom III?
  5. 16 Aug '14 17:30
    I predict that 50 years from now, the most common UK surname will be Lee.
  6. Subscriber Wajoma
    Die Cheeseburger
    16 Aug '14 23:10
    Originally posted by Duchess64
    I predict that some of these British boys named 'Muhammad' will grow up
    and marry British girls named 'Aisha' (or 'Ayesha' ).
    Doing some stereotyping.
  7. 16 Aug '14 23:20 / 4 edits
    Originally posted by Wajoma
    Doing some stereotyping.
    What a pathetic attempt at trolling by Wajoma!

    It's far from stereotyping to predict that 'some' (I did not write 'all' ) British
    males named 'Muhammad' (the most popular Muslim male name) will marry
    some British females named 'Aisha' (the name of one of the Prophet's wives).
    It's far from stereotyping to predict that *some* males born into the
    Islamic faith will marry *some* females born into the same faith.

    I predict that the next US Olympic basketball team will have some black players.
    I await the usual hypocritical accusations of racism from the usual racist
    right-wing white American suspects.
  8. Subscriber Wajoma
    Die Cheeseburger
    16 Aug '14 23:30 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by Duchess64
    What a pathetic attempt at trolling by Wajoma!

    It's far from stereotyping to predict that 'some' (I did not write 'all' ) British
    males named 'Muhammad' (the most popular Muslim male name) will marry
    some British females named 'Aisha' (the name of one of the Prophet's wives).
    It's far from stereotyping to predict that *some* males born into the
    Isl ...[text shortened]... al hypocritical accusations of racism from the usual racist
    right-wing white American suspects.
    You're the one choosing to define people by race and religion.
  9. 16 Aug '14 23:34 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Wajoma
    You're the one choosing to define people by race and religion.
    That's another misrepresentation by Wajoma.

    How much Wajoma like to bet that there never will be any marriage in the
    UK between a man named 'Muhammad' and a woman named 'Aisha' (or a
    variant spelling of that name)? That was my prediction.
  10. Standard member redbadger
    Suzzie says Badger
    17 Aug '14 09:40
    Originally posted by Duchess64
    That's another misrepresentation by Wajoma.

    How much Wajoma like to bet that there never will be any marriage in the
    UK between a man named 'Muhammad' and a woman named 'Aisha' (or a
    variant spelling of that name)? That was my prediction.
    I just call a spade a shovel unless I am playing cards.
  11. Subscriber Wajoma
    Die Cheeseburger
    17 Aug '14 13:08
    It had a trollish tinge. Prepared to admit when it does.
  12. 17 Aug '14 19:40
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    what do you think they should be named? Spalding Wigglebottom III?
    I was thinking more along the lines of names like:

    William, Arthur, Thomas, Robert or Charles.
  13. 17 Aug '14 21:11
    Originally posted by Eladar
    I was thinking more along the lines of names like:

    William, Arthur, Thomas, Robert or Charles.
    Nearly 700,000 babies were born in England and Wales last year. Of these, less than 7500 were called Muhammad (or variants thereof). So the UK's future appears to be a future where just over 1% of the population is named Muhammad.

    Why does this future concern you?
  14. 17 Aug '14 21:40
    Originally posted by Teinosuke to Eladar
    Nearly 700,000 babies were born in England and Wales last year. Of these, less than 7500 were called Muhammad (or variants thereof). So the UK's future appears to be a future where just over 1% of the population is named Muhammad.

    Why does this future concern you?
    Apart from his usual anti-Muslim bigotry, why should Eladar, an American,
    be concerned about how some people name their sons in a foreign country?

    Would Eladar feel better if Muhammad Ali changed his name back to 'Cassius Clay'?
  15. 18 Aug '14 01:29
    Originally posted by Teinosuke
    Nearly 700,000 babies were born in England and Wales last year. Of these, less than 7500 were called Muhammad (or variants thereof). So the UK's future appears to be a future where just over 1% of the population is named Muhammad.

    Why does this future concern you?
    Almost a tenth of babies and toddlers in England and Wales are Muslim, declared the Times on its front page on Friday, indicating what it describes as a "startling shift" in the demographic trend in England and Wales. So where did the figures come from and are they as revealing as claimed?

    The numbers originate from a 2011 census release first published by the Office for National Statistics in May 2013 and in more detail in November as a specially commissioned ad hoc table.

    The figures do not calculate birthrate as such, but show that almost a tenth of babies and toddlers (under-fives) in England and Wales are Muslim. Of 3.5 million children up to the age of four in England and Wales recorded in the 2011 census, 317,952 (or 9.1 were Muslim.


    http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2014/jan/10/rise-british-muslim-birthrate-the-times-census


    What is it to me? Nothing other than the sad fact that the citizens of the UK are simply handing their country over to immigrants from other countries. I find it sad, but hey good luck to you guys. You made your bed. You can have your head cut off in it.