Tag Archives: women

Lady Moira Shearer Kennedy

Welcome back funny names fans, please pardon my tardy Tuesday post, I have been juggling one to many balls this week. I dropped the balls on the floor and this one rolled behind my desk. Fortunately, one of the cats … Continue reading

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Linguistic Context in Name Humorousness: A Controlled Study with South Asian Film Stars

Wei D. Duffy, Woody de Falle, and Wahid Yeddf Aae Linguistic context in name funniness is a complex, multifaceted and still unresolved issue within Funny Name Theory (e.g. Bauble & Doodle 2003, Dingleberry et al. 2006, Crinkles 2009). Some researchers, … Continue reading

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Caroline Charonplop Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

I got kyatapulted into Kyary blogging on a whim, when I started imitating the Blog of Funny Names at my place. Now that I’m actually on the BoFN crew, it’s time to bring everything ’round full circle and put Kyary … Continue reading

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Mary Cheves West Perky and a Public Service Message on Funny Name Waste

Funny Name Ranger: Hey kids, ready to go Funny Name Huntin’? Kids: Yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!! Ranger: Well, grab your baskets and let’s get goin’! Billy (shocked): Hey! Betty: Oh, no! Bobby: Name Ranger, all the funny names are gone!!! Ranger: Uh-ohhh. Dangnurbit, … Continue reading

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Blossom Dearie

For other contributors here, funny name blogging is like life itself, a bounteous gift. These large-minded souls delight in discovering funny names, and cast their newfound treasures hither and thither to beloved readers with joyful abandon, as if they were … Continue reading

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