Naming Twins: Do’s & Don’t’s

Seth Meyers’ just-released stand-up special on Netflix, “Lobby Baby”, was actually shot in town last June.

But Meyers’ dig on Minneapolis’ not-so-identical older twin across the river, St. Paul, is still timely:

“With twins, it’s very important to pay attention to each of them equally, or else one of them gets a complex. In real life, if you had twins, it would be the wrong move to give them such different names: “This is Minneapolis, which is the Dakota word for ‘water’ and the Greek word for “city.” ¬†And this is . . . ‘Paul.'”

Even if you don’t live in the Twin Cities, you’ll enjoy Meyers’ take on parenthood, marriage, and (of course) Trump.

P.S.: Does the timing of Meyers’ special mean that Pete Davidson — who’s in Minneapolis now doing a series of shows — has a stand-up special coming out next Spring??

See also, “There’s No Place Like Home”: Garrison Keillor’s Homage to the Twin Cities in National Geographic.”

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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