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FNITN 80.5 Featuring George Stroumboulopoulos Looking at Things

Thanks to the intrepid Amb, I realized I made a HUGE mistake in last week’s FNITN. I left out a crucial piece of info we had been discussing earlier in the week. George Stroumboulopoulos will be the new host of … Continue reading

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Orland Kurtenbach and the Legend of Flin Flon, Manitoba

The Funny Names Blog appreciates people with funny names. It appreciates people with funny names who come from funnily named towns, play for strange sounding sports teams, and connect to cities in Canada named after science fiction characters even more. … Continue reading

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A Cornelius Sighting and Zoard Action! It Must Be Funny Names In The News – Week IV

Another week, another update on Funny Names in the News! Wear your finest suspenders and dust off that sponsored baseball cap from an obscure local business (I love my Dusty’s Hydroponics hat) because it’s time to dress up in style … Continue reading

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The World According to Zemgus – Funny Names from the NHL Draft

Following up on Rob’s wonderful post on the prestigious MLB draft from a few weeks back, it’s time to take a look at weird and wonderful names from another North American draft. The NHL draft was held in scenic Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Punch Imlach

George Imlach packed a punch. That may just be why he was generally known as “Punch”. Of course, it’s possible he was a master at the beverage bowl at New Year’s parties but that seems like a bit of a … Continue reading

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