Fortuitous Nomenclature

It was once said that choosing an “offbeat” name for your child would result for them in a life of failure and rejection, although recent statistics imply the opposite.

Somewhere in Los Angeles, Jason Lee, Penn Gilette, and Rachel Griffiths are all celebrating, knowing now that their kids - Pilot Inspektor, Moxie Crimefighter, and Banjo Patrick, respectively - are that much more likely to be rich and spoiled but successful.

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