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Siblings: Season and Whip

For some reason talented people with amusing names are drawn to Hollywood. Take Volodymyr Palahniuk who became Jack Palance and his portrayal of villains or Ethyl Merman who belted it out on Broadway and landed a fair few movie rolls … 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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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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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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Funny Names in Comic Authors

Welcome back funny name fans. I’m counting down the days until Comicon 2017 tickets go on sale for Seattle. That would be 30 days and counting. *Fannie pulls out the noise makers and throws confetti.* Sorry, I didn’t mean to … Continue reading

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