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Polixeni Papapetrou

Hello Funny Names Fans! For those of you who love the land down under, we are celebrating famed Australian photographer, Polixeni Papapetrou. Her name is pronounced poh-leek-SEE-nee  pah-pah-PET-roo. I have been unable to verify if her father had a pet … Continue reading

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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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