Category Archives: Rave For Dave

Goodhearted Laughter Redux

Welcome new readers and longtime fans. Thank you for following us during our Rave for Dave campaign to help Dave with his fight against cancer, because cancer is no laughing matter, or is it? Today I’m re-posting Goodhearted Laughter, because … Continue reading

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Rave for Dave – Special Delivery!

Hey gang! It’s Mailman* here, of Lancaster County & Boutros Boutros-Ghali BoFN fame. But enough about me and my too-brief funny names blogging career – we’re here to #RaveforDave! I met Dave almost exactly a dozen years ago at the … Continue reading

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Grand Finale: One and Only Poll, Dave’s Greatest Sports Names

“Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.”–Herman Melville Call me Doofus.   Some years ago–never mind how long precisely–having little or no life, and nothing in particular to interest me in … Continue reading

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Here’s to King Dave, who taught me about more than funny names

Back when I was wet behind the ears, I dreamed about being a writer for BoFN. Then Dave Carlson opened his big, fuzzy heart and let me into the big leagues. Well, something like that. I was writing along at … Continue reading

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Why I Love Dave More than the Gilmore Girls Revival on Netflix

With today’s post, we welcome back someone who needs no introduction – the delightful Amb from Toronto, Ontario, Canada – to The Blog of Funny Names. Sadly, her login to the BoFN has expired . . . Hi all! Thanks … Continue reading

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