|They also intend to have two children, per couple...so that each kid can have one of the names. |
I can see the introductions now... "Hi, my name is Anne Smith and here's my brother, John Douglas..."?
That's just adding more confusion to an already chaotic situation. Are we to assume that Anne and John are half-siblings? No, they are fully sibs, with different last names.
That is just short-sighted and ridiculous.