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Strange roads lead to today’s post. My better half viewed old clips of Milton Friedman, a Nobel laureate in Economics, on YouTube. Which made me think, why not Milton Friedman for the BoFN. Then I noticed when Friedman died. November … Continue reading
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Salman Khan versus Salman Khan
We recently had a run on twins here at the BoFN. How about twined names. What’s in a name? A lot if your name is Salman Khan. If you Google Salman Khan, the first name to rise to the top … Continue reading
Break out the Trophies (or break them)–2nd Annual Outerbridge Horsey Awards
“Awards do not pay the mortgage.”–Kevin Chamberlin I’m taking a poll. All those who don’t agree with the above quote, send me $100. Let’s prove it wrong. Now, let’s get down to business. 2014 may be over, but the awards season for … Continue reading
Posted in funny names in movies, funny names in music, funny names in sports, Funny Names In The News, Greatest hits, humor, The Outerbridge Horsey Awards Tagged academy awards, Benedict Cumberbatch, emmy awards, entertainment, funny NFL names, Golden Globe Awards, humor, humour, iggy azalea, Outerbridge Horsey Awards, politics, sports 25 Comments
2013 Funny Names In Review: Introducing the Horsey Awards!
“I don’t deserve this award. But then I have arthritis and I don’t deserve that, either.”–Jack Benny Oscars…Emmys…Tonys…Pulitzers…who cares? There is a new accolade that every up-and-coming celebrity can now aspire to, over and above anything else out there. Welcome … Continue reading
Oscars 2013 : Funny Names Galore at the Academy Awards
Note: Fannie Cranium will make her long-awaited Funny Names Blog return (with a special musical number and a special introduction) on Wednesday. – Dave Sunday night, as you may have heard, marked the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, watched by many … Continue reading
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