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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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Doctoring Coats and Chock-Based Conjecture in Funny Names in the News Vol. 94

Happy Monday everyone! I trust everyone’s weekend was chock full of excitement, fun times, relaxation and dill pickles (for those that enjoy those). Chock full. What’s a chock anyway? Send us your musings on chocks when you have a chance! … Continue reading

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Special NFL Series : The Five Funniest Names on the San Diego Chargers

Hello Funny Names Fans! We meet again! Today marks the beginning of a new special feature here on the Blog of Funny Names, the 32-part, probably never to be completed, but earnestly begun Funniest Names in the NFL Project. Or FNITNFLP. … Continue reading

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Akbar Gbaja-Biamila: Big Man, Come Save Me

Every Monday evening, my family is glued to the TV, watching NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. We watch as finalists compete in their regions to move on to the national finals in Las Vegas, where they face a four-stage course modeled after the famed Mt. … Continue reading

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Neymar Stuns at The World Cup, a Blandino Draft Class, and Funny Names in the News 85

Hello y’all! It’s time to fall off the turnip truck and tune in to Funny Names in the News, now in its 85th edition! We lead things off some soccer tournament that’s going on and features a lot of funny … Continue reading

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