Elon Musk and Grimes attempt to be “too cool for the room” has hit a roadblock. The couple named their newborn baby boy X Æ A-12. In California, that’s a no-go. The Department of Public Health Vital Records office in Los Angeles told TMZ that it is illegal under California law to have symbols or numbers in a name. The name must consist of the letters A through Z. Apostrophes in a name like O’Connor are acceptable. Whatever they call the kid, it has to be different on the birth certificate.
Elon Musk and Grimes might have told fans their newborn baby boy is called X Æ A-12 Musk, but names can only use the 26 alphabetical characters of the English language, according to California's constitution. https://t.co/Pj71IdoUai
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