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Rosey Grier, More than a Football Career

Greetings funny names fans. We are on a football roll here at the BoFN with our funny names in the 2017 NFL draft. Vote for your favorite name here. Polls close at noon E.D.T. today. In keeping with the football … 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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How Amb Watches the Olympics

Ok, so technically these gorgeous men, er, I mean, funny names, aren’t in show business, but they have been making an awful lot of appearances on my television screen lately.         Oh, come on now, kittens. As … Continue reading

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Funny Names in the NFL Draft 2013

I am about to commit the ultimate heresy as a 50-year keeper and chronicler of baseball funny names. This post is about funny names in football,  which I admit concede nothing to baseball in this post-post-modern era. One has simply … Continue reading

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Mel Ott

I think I’ve just set a record for the shortest name of any person profiled on the blog. Huzzah! Melvin Thomas Ott (1909-1958) was a major league right fielder. And he was a heck of a right fielder, to say … Continue reading

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