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Gene Peet, Not Just Another Pretty Name

Some people follow circuitous routes, working many jobs before they find their path. Meet Mr. Gene Peet—born on March 13, 1928 to Bill and Loretta (Murray) Peet in Sandpoint, ID. The family moved to St. Maries, ID in 1930. Where, … Continue reading

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Cornelius Drebbel

Longtime readers of our blog may already be familiar with many of our Funny Name Theories, built upon our mighty knowledge on the power of hilarious names. Regular readers may also have noticed that a lot of people named Cornelius … Continue reading

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Philo T. Farnsworth

Did you see the last episode of Celebrity Apprentice? No? I didn’t either. Whatever happened (psssst, tell me in the comments), I’m positive it would’ve been much better had it featured today’s subject, the great Philo T. Farnsworth. Philo Farnsworth … Continue reading

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Clarence Birdseye II

Clarence Frank Birdseye II was an American inventor who you can thank for some of the most prevalent, taken for granted innovations in use today. We don’t think much about a bag of frozen green beans or about the salmon … Continue reading

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