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5th Annual Poll: Funniest Names In The 2017 NFL Draft

Note, this post occurs concurrently on The Millennium Conjectures.   I also blog and podcast on futurist topics at Seeking Delphi. “They certainly give very strange names to diseases.”–Plato Polls are open.  Scroll to bottom of post to vote. Due to my discovery that … Continue reading

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Sol Hoʻopiʻi: Steel Guitar Virtuoso And 21st Child

Have you ever read those articles about birth order? You know, the ones that say things like this? Frankly, I don’t think any of these would apply to today’s funny-named musician; Sol Hoʻopiʻi was born Child Numero 21 to his … Continue reading

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

When we say someone plays a lot of instruments it usually doesn’t mean playing them at the same time. Unless it’s Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935-1977). But this wasn’t a street performer gimmick. Rahsaan was a legend, a prodigiously talented jazzman, an inspired … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Funny Names Blog!

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome! We’re so glad you’ve stumbled onto the blog. What is the Funny Names Blog? Well, to a point it is fairly self-explanatory. We are not a physics blog after the Nobel…

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Carrie A. Nation

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Carrie Amelia Moore Nation (1846-1911), had a Moore punny name than any of us can ever dream of having. But there was nothing funny (haha at least not in the traditional sense…

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