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Baby ‘Like’ Named After the Facebook Button

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Posted on May 16, 2011
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Lior and Vardit Adler of Israel were looking for a unique name for their baby daughter, and boy did they find it. Like Adler was named after the Facebook button, and papa Adler says it’s “the modern equivalent of the name Ahava [Love],” except it’s not, because it’s like.

And how is little Pie Adler supposed to feel now that she doesn’t have the weirdest name in the family? Yes, the Adlers have a daughter named after a dessert.  —PZS


Lior Adler and his wife Vardit said they were looking for a name that was “modern and innovative”.

Facebook allows users to ‘like’ their friends’ statuses, pictures and posts.

Like Adler’s father said originality was a key factor in the choice and said he had checked no-one else in Israel had the same name.

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By diman, May 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm Link to this comment

Just like it was said,our mankind is doomed.

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By SarcastiCanuck, May 17, 2011 at 10:41 am Link to this comment
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Like totally cool man.I am like totally pumped about that name.Are these like the goofiest people in Israel.Like probably man…..

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By TDoff, May 16, 2011 at 4:06 pm Link to this comment

‘Like’ is a better choice than naming the lil’ tyke ‘Yahu’ after the Prime Minister. How’d you like to grow up to be an entrancing Israeli hooker or hoyden, and have your clients yelling ‘Oi, Yahoo’ at you across a crowded convention floor?

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