38-year-old Briton becomes butt of jokes due to surname 'Korona', carries his ID everywhere

38-year-old Briton becomes butt of jokes due to surname ‘Korona’, carries his ID everywhere

The coronavirus outbreak has troubled each individual the world over by limiting them to their houses, making them take a number of security measures whereas going out, sustaining social distancing and each different COVID-19 strict norm, however for a 38-year previous Briton named Jimmy, it’s kind of totally different.

For the person from Stoke-on-Trent, the coronavirus outbreak is barely totally different from others due to his surname, Korona, which sounds nearly just like the phrase that individuals hate ever since its introduction to the world.

Jimmy Korona, instructed the Mirror web site that he did not ever face any drawback together with his surname earlier than COVID-19 occurred, however now will not be taken significantly by many individuals when he tells his final identify. This has ultimately led Korona to take his identification playing cards to nearly each place he visits, as proof to point out individuals.
Korona additionally needed to present his id throughout his kid’s delivery, because the hospital employees did not reportedly imagine his surname and thought that he is doing a prank.

“Nobody can believe my name is Korona with the coronavirus pandemic about. People down the pub come up and say that they can’t believe my name is Korona. Nobody believes me apart from those that I’ve known for years,” Korona was quoted as saying by the Mirror web site.

He added, “So I show them my bank card or passport to prove that’s my name, and it’s always been my name. It feels weird hearing my name everywhere. It just feels dead strange hearing your name being said over and over.”

Korona expressed, “It’s a name that nobody else has really got, not like a Smith or a Davies, and now it’s all over the news, in all the papers and on the radio every day. It’s crazy.”

Korona who additionally confronted difficulties whereas receiving product deliveries mentioned, “Thankfully nobody has refused to do the deliveries thinking it’s a joke but when they arrive they do ask if the name is right or have they heard it wrong.”

“It’s crazy the amount of effort I have to go through just to prove my name is real,” added Korona.

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