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Don't say Kirby Delauter when talking about Kirby Delauter. Kirby Delauter doesn't like it. Kirby Delauter.

The Washingtonian reports that a Frederick County Council member doesn't want the press to call him or use his name:

Kirby Delauter threatened the Frederick News-Post with legal action if it contacted him or printed his name without his permission. “Use my name again unauthorized and you’ll be paying for an Attorney,” Delauter wrote in a Facebook tirade directed at News-Post reporter Bethany Rodgers.

Rodgers apparently inconvenienced Kirby Delauter by reporting in a January 3 article that he “has joined [fellow Councilmember Billy] Shreve in concern over parking for elected officials.”

Read more and look at the Facebook flaming match.