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Will Elon Musk's baby's name, X Æ A - 12, turn out to be his real name?


Elon Musk and his partner Grimes have revealed a rather interesting name for their baby. I believe they are joking and aren't actually planning to name their baby X Æ A - 12.

The questions will resolve true, if by 2021-05-17, there is no evidence the baby has another legal name than X Æ A - 12.

The question resolves false, if by 2021-05-17 either parent reveals the name to not be real, or journalists uncover birth certificates or comparable evidence indicating the baby's real name to be different.

Figuring out the probability of this is of utmost importance.


  • For purposes of these questions, a spelled version, e.g. "X Æ A-Xii" or "ex ash ae twelve" will count as "X Æ A - 12".

  • In case of confusion, the name on the birth certificate will be the determining document.

Edited 2020-05-21 to add above notes.

Edited 2020-05-25 to add that the question resolves positively if the baby's name is "X Æ A-Xii".

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