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A Cross To Bear

by | 21st, February 2005

‘EVERYONE, they say, has their cross to bear but most of us don’t have to carry it around quite as obviously as the Beckhams’ newest arrival.

”Well, if I can get away with wearing a skirt…”

The couple have named their newborn son Cruz, which is of course the Spanish for cross and which also (as the papers delight in pointing out) is actually a girl’s name.

The Star claims the couple are the laughing stock of Spain and ”have let the lad in for a life of mickey-taking and bullying”.

Lola Orla, a Spanish language tutor at Oxford University, said: ”I think it’s a stupid name. They will have problems in Spain because it will be seen as a name for girls.”

Nor is his name the only cross that young Cruz will have to bear.

As he emerged from the Madrid hospital where the 7lb 2oz tot had been delivered by Caesarean section, David revealed that the poor critter ”has Victoria’s nose and lips”.

In other words, he looks like a pouting piglet.

But while it is the choice of name that attracts most

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