Scottish officials are trying to ban parents from choosing wacky names like Superman for their children.
Superman: Not a suitable name!. Such odd names might be turned down by the civil registry if they "expose them to ridicule, are extravagant or difficult to pronounce" or even if they raise doubts about whether a child is a girl or a boy.
The National Electoral Council has laid out the proposal in a draft Bill circulated to city offices in Edinburgh.
If approved by the Scottish Parliament, the Bill could let authorities turn down names like some of the more unusual monikers currently on the voter rolls - including Superman. Other silly names that could face a ban if the Bill becomes law include, Pig, Tosserman , Marzipan Arse, Glucose Breath and Kevin.
When opponents of the First minister The Right Hon Alex Salmond MSP, last year sought to question the accuracy of the voter rolls, they noted that even names such as Fiona Fuckwit were listed who incidentally turned out to be a dental nurse in Clackmannanshire.
"Enough is enough. Nobody likes a joke more than us Scots but a youngster can be greatly affected by the name their parents give them. I have even heard of people turning to hard drugs after a childhood of bullying and teasing. It is tragic and I believe this Bill could be classed as a Child protection issue" said Scottish Deputy Minister, Presley Dyke Shitter Molloy.