Filipino Web Developer Dad Named ‘Macaroni ’85’ Names Newborn Baby ‘HyperText Markup Language’

Filipino Web Developer Dad Named ‘Macaroni ’85’ Names Newborn Baby ‘HyperText Markup Language’
Ryan General
June 18, 2021
A Filipino web developer’s unconventional name choice for his newborn son has become a hot topic for social media users in the Philippines. 
A site to behold: Macaroni ’85 Pascual named his son HyperText Markup Language (HTML), based on the language used to describe the structure of Web pages, as a tribute to his profession, reported
  • Baby HTML was delivered normally weighing 4.9 pounds at a local hospital in Bulacan, Philippines, on June 10.
  • Salie Rayo Pascual, HTML’s mother, said their relatives are all happy with the baby’s distinctive name.
Runs in the family: Baby HTML, who also has aunts named “Spaghetti ’88” and “Sincerely Yours ’98,” belongs to a family that is no stranger to one-of-a-kind names.
  • Spaghetti herself has two children named Cheese Pimiento and Parmesan Cheese, with nicknames Chippy and Peewee (popular Filipino snacks).
  • The cheesy siblings also have cousins named Design and Research.
Internet love: When Sincerely Yours shared HTML’s photo in a Facebook post, social media users welcomed the new baby with warm wishes and celebratory comments ranging from amusement to bewilderment.
  • Some users, however, criticized the infant’s parents for the possible repercussions of having an unusual name that may affect HTML’s future. 
  • Some of the commenters even called the parents by insulting names for their decision.
Featured Image via Sincerely Pascual
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