The post sparked a whole host of reactions among Redditors, with many left baffled by the spelling and the very different way the mother wanted her baby’s name to be pronounced.
In the comments, one perplexed user replied: “Imogen was right there.”
Someone else replied, suggesting: “Was this supposed to be Imogen but they didn't know how to spell it? Ooooof.”
Another wrote: “You can’t just name your kid a regular word and say it’s pronounced completely different?!???? You can’t….????”
It was also pointed out: “They've consigned Imagine to a whole lot of future problems. From her first day of kindergarten, she's going to have to correct her teachers, substitutes, administrators, and anyone else who reads her name out.
“(I know what I'm talking about; my own name has five letters, and has been mangled endlessly.) It doesn't seem like a huge problem, but it's going to get really tiresome for Imagine.”
“Em-ah-jen all the people…,” another Redditor joked.
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