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Couple's New Middle Names: 'Seamonster'

Don't ask them why—they're not saying
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2014 12:45 PM CDT

(Newser) – Today's the big day for Neal James Coughlin and wife Melanie Ann Convery: They find out in a Massachusetts court whether they can change their middle names to "Seamonster," reports the AP. They've published their intentions in a local newspaper, as per Massachusetts law, and as MassLive.com notes, there won't likely be any pushback: The law declares that "the change of name of a person shall be granted unless such change is inconsistent with public interests." But don't hold your breath for an explanation of the name change. Convery tweets that "despite our crazy/flashy new middle names, my husband and I are pretty private." (Read more seamonster stories.)

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