i have become accustomed to names with apostrophes, although how you fill out government forms (do you use a square for the apostrophe or just tack it onto the last letter?) i dont know. i am familiar with names containing more q's than a british supermarket, and even those parents that take their name and just switch out the first letter for each of the subsequent progeny; Barry, Garry, Marry, Karry, Larry, or the more exotic; Patrick, Datrick and Satrick.
i realize that some names will always create spelling problems for the 1-800 British Airways ticket rep, where those of us with foreign and uncommon names, not of the mary, jenny, sarah garden variety, create pulsating migraines for those in the customer service industry. however, i am beginning to notice a "moniker tattooing" trend in order to personalize your own "label" to be; different, unique and original (just like everyone else). now i read differently (but hear the same); "mhari", "jeni", and "saira". last night i was watching an unsolved murder documentary about "jarrud" slashing "malinda" into freezer bag sized chunks. these are also the people who will get extremely irate when you do happen to "mispell" their names (as in you spell them the way they've been written in the bible or on US sitcoms for years and years).
sometimes i hate humans.