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Hans Conreid

Welcome new readers! Sometimes I like to stretch the limits of funny name-ology like a two-sizes-to-small-1974-purple-polyester-pantsuit because someone with a name that is not so funny gives life to fictional characters who are. Have you ever wondered who was the … Continue reading

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Mopsy Strange Kennedy, Ph.D.

For those of you in the U.S. welcome back, we hope you enjoyed a great holiday weekend. Last week, I experienced one of those epiphany moments of fabulous funny name finds. As Gru would say, “Light bulb”. While I researched … Continue reading

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Biz Stone, Behind Twitter and More

Greetings Funny Names Fans. It time to get to business with this week’s post. People who through stones shouldn’t live in a glass house, but a person named Biz Stone should work in high tech. You might not recognize him … Continue reading

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Goodhearted Laughter

Mwa ha ha ha ha. Bwa ha ha ha. Heh heh heh heh heh. Ho ho ho. Tee hee hee. Ha ha ha ha ha. Snort. *Fannie wipes a tear from her eye.* Greetings funny names fans. In these times … Continue reading

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Edgar Rice Burroughs

School’s, school’s, school’s out and our local library kicked off its summer reading program including the “Teen Challenge”. Which in no way influenced this post. Wink, wink. Let’s talk about Edgar Rice Burroughs, first of all, I’ve always wondered how … Continue reading

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