Curse of Paula. Photo (left to right): King Tut (Associated Press), Paula Sladewski (Explore Talent), Paula Deen (Getty Images/Noel Vasquez), Paula Barbieri (Getty Images); Paula Broadwell and David Patraeus (Getty Images), skull (AFP Getty Images/Jeff Haynes), Paula Jones (Getty Images); very scary mask (Flickr/LenDog64)
The name Paula is quite clearly cursed in some, terrible, wretched way. The Daily Caller has not been able to determine exactly how the hex operates. The origin of the curse on the Latin name, which means “small,” is also not entirely clear.
Only one thing is certain about the 725th-most popular girls name as of 2012, really: don’t foist it on any of your kids. Check out this handy slideshow to see why.
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