Author Archives: Mark Sackler

About Mark Sackler

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."-Alan Kay; Let's invent a better future, together.

4th Time’s the Charm: Funniest Names in the 2016 NFL Draft

“If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead”–Erma Bombeck” “Rats, suspended again,” said Tom, deflated.** **If you’re too young to remember Tom Swifties, check out the history here. It’s that magical time … Continue reading

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Funny Names in British History

“When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.”–Bette Midler When one thinks about British History, the names that come to mind are not all that funny.   Funny Names?  Maybe funny numbers?  Henry VIII…Richard III…Elizabeth II? … Continue reading

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Milana Vayntrub–who?

“Apparently, we love our cell phones but hate everyone else’s”-Joe Bob Briggs Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub (b. March 8, 1987,  Tashkent, Uzbekistan) is an American actress whom you may not have heard of,  but you have probably seen.   She plays … Continue reading

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Hut One, Hut Two: 3rd Annual Funniest Names in the NFL Draft Poll

“Baseball players are smarter than football players.  How often have you seen a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?”–Jim Boutan I don’t know if baseball players are smarter than football players.  But I do know that, in … Continue reading

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Groucho Marx: A funny man with a funny name, playing characters with even funnier names.

“Those are my principles.  If you don’t like them, I have others.”–Groucho Marx Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was not only one of the funniest men to ever live, he also played some of … Continue reading

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