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Long Welsh Town Names, Harry Funmaker, and Robert Blaha in Funny Names in the News 111!

Here we come, Friday people! It’s another star-studded edition of Funny Names in the News. To tell the truth, there was a bit of a concern about this post hitting the airwaves at all, with med school back in full … Continue reading

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Deez Nuts for President?

No FNITN this week because somebody is out in Iceland and Finland, and somebody else is busy making a bunch of science videos and has a lot of random stuff to do and has written the last two FNITNs! But…. … Continue reading

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Funny Names in the News 105 with Ruffles and Acronym Madness

Hey everyone, I’m here! It’s true, I am! We have some news from the past week involving some really funny names, so let’s read on. We start in sports where our Sporting Affairs Correspondent (Kickball, Lacrosse, Equestrian and Racquetball specialist) … Continue reading

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Sithole, ZANU, and Zimbabwe

In February, we profiled interesting world leaders, including Canaan Sodindo Banana, former president of Zimbabwe. So it should come as no surprise that the deliciously fun-sounding Zimbabwe should offer up another funny-named leader. Today we spotlight Ndabaningi Sithole (pronounced nda-va-nin-gee sitt-o-le), who in 1963 founded the Zimbabwe … Continue reading

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Break out the Trophies (or break them)–2nd Annual Outerbridge Horsey Awards

“Awards do not pay the mortgage.”–Kevin Chamberlin I’m taking a poll.  All those who don’t agree with the above quote, send me $100.  Let’s prove it wrong. Now, let’s get down to business.  2014 may be over, but the awards season for … Continue reading

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