adBlockCheck

New Zealand Bans Naming Babies ‘Christ,’ ‘Lucifer’

Top Headlines

Recent News

Rest Of Nation To Penn State: ‘Something Is Very Wrong With All Of You’

WASHINGTON—Stating they felt deeply unnerved by the community’s unwavering and impassioned defense of a football program and administration that enabled child sexual abuse over the course of several decades, the rest of the country informed Penn State University Friday that there is clearly something very wrong with all of them.

Strongside/Weakside: Lamar Jackson

After passing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another 10 in just the first three weeks of the season, Louisville Cardinals sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has quickly become the frontrunner to win the Heisman Trophy. Is he any good?

Obesity: Myth Vs. Fact

With as many as one in three people in the U.S. qualifying as obese, misconceptions are often formed about what it means to be significantly overweight. The Onion separates obesity myths from facts

A Primer On North Korea

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea remains largely unknown to Americans due mainly to the secrecy and isolationism upheld by its government. The Onion provides a primer on North Korea’s people and culture
End Of Section
  • More News
Up Next

New Zealand Bans Naming Babies ‘Christ,’ ‘Lucifer’

New Zealand, which requires government approval of all baby names before they become official, released a list of the names it has rejected, including “4Real,” “Anal,” and a symbol of a star. What do you think?

  • “Well, in that case, I’m glad me and my daughter Anal don’t live in New Zealand.”

    Amber Jansen Pickler
  • “But somehow ‘Irene’ is okay. Irene. I-reeeene. God, such a weird name.”

    Bruce Dent Unemployed
  • “It’s about time. There are like seven Lucifers in my son’s daycare.”

    Kent Chandler Dust Mop Maker

Sign up For The Onion's Newsletter

Give your spam filter something to do.

X Close