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Funny Names in the News 100! The Mega Sized Centenarian Edition

Hello everyone, Dave AND everybody’s favorite Finn, Arto here (and hold tight, because there’s another blogger returning for a triumphant cameo)! We’re doing a post together, for the first time in… a very long time, because today marks a very … Continue reading

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Special Sunday Edition: Moniker Madness Time!

“Every time I sign a ball I thank my lucky stars I wasn’t born Covelski or Wambgnass or Peckingpaugh”–Mel Ott Ol’ Mr. Ott may be happy for not being any of the names above,  but he never would have won … Continue reading

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Mo’ne Davis and Jyoti Amge – Little Leaguers and Little People Headline Funny Names in the News 92

Howdy doody my friends! It’s time for another rip-roarin’ edition of Funny Names in the News, and I must say, it’s good to be FNITNin’ again!! This Friday has me following a pretty breakneck schedule with anatomy lab in the … Continue reading

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The Blog of Funny Names Turns 500!

HELLO FUNNY NAMES FANS! Dave here! It’s hard to believe we’ve reached this point, but today’s post marks the 500th entry in the history of the Blog of Funny Names. 500 posts! It’s hard to believe… a little less than … Continue reading

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Hayden Siddhartha Finch and Joe Shlabotnik: The Funniest Baseball Names that Never Were

With Minor League Baseball’s annual Moniker Madness competition just a few weeks away,  what better time to investigate and recount the stories of two of the most curious names in baseball history?   Not only are the names unusual, but … Continue reading

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