Category Archives: humour

Baseball Season Is Here and It’s Brought Funny Baseball Names Along!

Hey ho, baseball season is back, and with it comes perhaps our favorite thing. Baseball names! I myself attended by annual-ish baseball game this week in the shape of a Padres-D-Backs game (something unfortunate about the D-Backs being called D-Backs. … Continue reading

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Maru, The Cat

I’m eating at a sushi bar called Sushi Maru with my better half. Being a Trekkie, I mentioned the Kobayashi Maru to my husband. We toasted Leonard Nimoy. Followed by what the heck does Maru mean in Japanese. Buckle your … Continue reading

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M. Night Shyamalan, A Follow-up

Welcome to the first Funny Name’s post of 2015! *Fannie blows on a noise maker.* Feel free to help yourself to some confetti. (Don’t worry, Dave, I brought the shop vac.) Now I suppose we should talk about today’s subject. … Continue reading

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Elbert L. “Ickey” Woods

Never underestimate the impact of a sibling. For some, perhaps your brother or sister told you -bert was the funniest way to end a name. For others, it could be they couldn’t pronounce your name and it came out “Toe” … Continue reading

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Washington Irving And The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise. German buttercream. Chocolate ganache. Meringue . . . Oh wait, I forgot where I was. We’re supposed to be talking about funny names, that’s it, funny names. How about Washington Irving. First name? Last name? Both? Imagine if … Continue reading

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