Paraguayan baby named “Alanis Morissette”

Jonathan Garro, who blogs about his experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay, recently wrote about how Paraguay “is usually anywhere from five to 20 years behind on most fashion, music and movie trends.” Because of this,

I wasn’t completely surprised when my Paraguayan host brother told me the name of his one month old baby. I am now the proud uncle of Alanis Morissette Medina. Let’s just say I’ve got one hand in my pocket, and the other one is slapping my forehead. I guess they are pretty big fans, despite not actually knowing what all those lyrics mean. Isn’t that ironic? Don’t you think?

Wow. I’m dying to know what other names he’s heard down there.

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