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Published:May 9th, 2012 12:24 EST

Dude Changes Name To Google-Friendly Tyrannosaurus Rex

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Nebraska man has changed his name to Tyrannosaurus Rex Joseph Gold. Why? Because it`s `cooler` than his birth name.

Tyler Gold, 23, of York, Neb., appeared in district court Monday morning. In his filing, he wrote he wanted the name change because it`s `cooler` and more appealing than his birth name, the York News-Times reported.


`Also, as an entrepreneur, name recognition is important and the new name is more recognizable,` Gold told the Times."


Tyler Gold isn`t a kook, he makes some solid points. Tyrannosaurus Rex has more of ring to it than Tyler Gold, and that can be very advantageous to an entrepreneur. Tyler is an easily forgettable name, but if Tyrannosaurus Rex gives you an estimate for a swimming pool, you aren`t going to forget his name.

Tyrannosaurus is also a Google-friendly name, when searching for contractors there ain`t gonna be another T-Rex. Maybe I should change my name to "Godzilla Paul Reyes", that moniker would stand out in the blogosphere. Actually the dude who should change his name is anybody else named "Robert Paul Reyes", their Google hits get lost in my tens of thousands of hits.

I would counsel new parents to give their babies Google-friendly names like "Lady Caca" or "Monster Face", a unique name is a gift that keeps on giving. A baby "John Smith" is born at a disadvantages, and when he becomes an adult he should sue his parents.

Don`t be surprised if friends and family members change their names to become more Google-friendly.

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