Author Archives: Dave

About Dave

Based out of San Diego, California. Co-founder of the Blog of Funny Names. funnynamesblog.wordpress.com

Philly Swift Garcia and her Championship-caliber Father

A short-but-sweet one for today, as your loyal boxing correspondent has also been serving a brief stint as a student-faculty academic liaison for the last several weeks, and life gets busy. But…. This weekend, Philadelphia-based Puerto-Rican boxer Danny “Swift” Garcia defeated California’s … Continue reading

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Funny Names in the News 115, With Laphroaig Scotch, Cookie Roof, Vontaze Burfict, and Ivo van Hove

  HELLO FOLKS! Welcome to another fun-filled edition of Funny Names in the News, Number 115.  We’ll start off with an amazing comment spotted a while ago on the Facebook page of the delicious Laphroaig scotch. They said Laphroaig 18 was “Emphatic. … Continue reading

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“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

Just wanted to start the day off with a quote (in the post title) by the late great Zig Ziglar, who we’ve mentioned on the blog before.  

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Burgess Meredith, Everyone’s Favorite Grumpy Old Man

Whew!!!! Just finished a cardiology final, and I snuck through by the skin of my teeth, which is a phrase that doesn’t make any medical sense, but then again neither do a lot of things. Case in point… I decided to … Continue reading

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FNITN 114 – with Funny Bird Names and Dick Trickle and Norman Smurthwaite

What’s crack-a-lackin’ folks? It’s another star-studded edition of Funny Names in the News. I told Arto I was gonna write this last night (and wrote those first two sentences then) but sleep happens and I’m writing this now as your morning … Continue reading

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