Tag Archives: funny names

Ransom Riggs Author of the Peculiar

A peculiar thing occurred on Monday and derailed my regularly scheduled post. I received a peculiar gift—a Santa hat skewered by a salmon—for Christmas and stuck on the top shelf of the closet. It fell on my head yesterday morning … Continue reading

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Íslensku Jólasveinarnir, The Icelandic Yule Lads

Halló funny names fans. Happy New Year! Today’s post, Icelandic lore. Every evening during the two weeks before Christmas one of the Yule Lads, also know as Iceland’s 13 Santas, come down from the mountains surrounding Dimmuborgir and cause trouble … Continue reading

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Hedda Hopper, Gossip Columnist, Wearer of Hats

Some people are born with fabulous names and then a sidestep of fate takes it a twist further. Elda Furry was born in 1885 in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. She left home for the Big Apple at an early age in hopes … 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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DC Comics—Silver Age of Comic Books

SURPRISE. I bet you were surprised. I was surprised. *Fannie fans herself.* If you didn’t see the Carrie A. Nation post yesterday, you’re probably wondering about today’s surprise. I almost executed a redundancy blunder here at the BoFN with my … Continue reading

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