Friday, January 2, 2009

Mountains, Babies & Schools Are Already Being Named After Obama

Has the United States of America ever had a president have so many things named after him before he even takes office? The Obama naming craze is literally sweeping the world.

Consider these examples.....

*The prime minister of Antigua wants to rename that island's highest mountain "Mount Obama". Perhaps the old name of the mountain - "Boggy Peak" - was just not drawing enough tourists.

*A developer in Ireland is hoping to receive approval for a hotel named after Barack Obama.

*Quite a few new parents in both the United States and Kenya have named their baby boys after the newly elected Obama.

*In fact, the New York Times is reporting that Barack, Obama, Michelle, Malia and Sasha have become inspirations for first and middle names all across the United States recently.

*One Spanish town plans to actually name a street after Barack Obama.

*Obama has even had a bagel named after him.

One elementary school in New York believes that it was the first school in the world to be named after president-elect Barack Obama. Just check out this video.....

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