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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 Obviously, they didn’t have football in Plato’s day.  Maybe they had a funniest name … 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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