Tolkien helps you name your baby

Last week the Social Security Administration published the 2003 list of most popular baby names. If you’re looking to name your tot something a little more unusual, try one of the names from Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings — possibly Wormtongue or Farmer Maggot? (Via New Yorkish.)


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