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2012 Elections : the Funniest and Strangest Names on the Ballot

We know you’re all sick of election coverage by now, considering the networks started speculating and reporting on this particular cycle back in 1989. Or so it feels sometimes. But no one has asked the truly important questions in the … Continue reading

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Thomas Crapper

[Nominative determinism] refers to amusing instances where people’s names coincidentally reflect some aspect of their jobs, professions or lives. –¬†Webster’s Online Dictionary The great Thomas Crapper is perhaps one of the greatest examples of nominative determinism (along with hurdler Marina … Continue reading

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