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weird/funny names

BiteMeElmo

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My apologies if this has been covered before, but I was curious...

When I was in high school, I knew a guy named Clad **** (rhymes with clock). And, no joke, his dad's name was Harry ****. As a more tame example, I currently work with a guy named Cam Banman. My question is this:

First of all, who would give their kid a name that weird or "bad", and secondly, do you have any similar examples?
 
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donk

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Delbert McNutt lives up the road from my parents.

Lots of men named Allison and Bliss around here, they are typically around 60-80 years old.
 

Tom R

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names

I've known:

Floribert (He went by Al.)
Burns Phair (He was a fire chief.)
Mary Christmas (Married name.)
Debbie Dick ('nuff said)
 

El Feo

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I have known:

Clint Liberty (does he know Captain America?)
Cuba Eiss
Barbie Doyle
 

Zoning Goddess

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A friend's uncle was named Ansel Dekle.

My dad claimed to have attended college with a guy named Virgin Raper, who finally changed his name to Charles.
 

Richmond Jake

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The city manager of a former employer: Harry Peacock (a guy I had a lot of respect for and tough too, ex-USMC).
 

tsc

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my mother was a school teacher.... she used to get some

Ginger Darling

then I know of someone named Ginger Schnapper
 

otterpop

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There is a realtor in my county named Sharon Virgin. When I see her realty signs I can't help but think about the night of her senior prom. Her dad sat down her date and might have said, "Son, my daughter has been a Virgin all her life. When she comes home from the prom she better still be a virgin."
 

steveanne

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Richard Hare is a police officer in Rochester, NY. Friends call him Dick.

There's a girl in PA whose parents named her shitthead. It's pronounced shuh-thade.
 

biscuit

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It's not dirty, or even that cruel, but I knew a woman when I was younger by the name of Susan Snotty.

Her parents just should have known better...
 

Belle

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My best friend's uncle and cousin are named Chuck McNutt

When I used to process applications, I came across one for Azuree Bleue Waters.

Went to school with a Misty Miracle.
 

Bangorian

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A man in my hometown was named Dick Large. In the phonebook it read... well, you can guess.

A lifeguard at a camp I went to was named Harry Dangler.
 

pete-rock

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Funny name: I had an interview with a guy named Dudley Onderdonk.

Weird name (the king the parents should be ashamed of): My daughter had a classmate named Sylk Bush.
 

Rem

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One of our former local Members of Parliament (he retired in March), who was also the longest serving MP in the NSW Parliament, used the name;

Richard Face.

The peculiar thing about this (other than the obvious) was that his first name was John. He simply preferred to use his middle name - Richard.

My wife works in a bank - her favourite customer name is Jack Horner.

One of my all time favourites is the American (I think) Olympic Swimmer, Misty Hymen.
 

Tom R

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names

I also knew a Debbie Hempseed. Imagine my shock when the name showed up in a Cheech and Chong album.
 

Tom R

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names

Almost forgot.
When I worked in a GM plant making Chevy Vans we had a foreman with the last name of Imhoff. I don't remember his first name but everbody called him Jack.
 

PlannerByDay

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I went to school with

April Showers
Ronald McDonald
Rocky Marsh

I had a client named Jack McNutt

And worked with some on a planning commission in a communtiy I work with named

Thermos Dunwell
 

Tom R

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names

It seems that I known a lot of weirdly named people. Oh, well.

I knew of the Dee family in Maine who named their son Ellis.
 

H

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There was a coach (Coach Bounds) at our high school that had a son named:

Justin Bounds

I always liked that one.

Oh, and his middle name was Case, so: Justin Case, as well.
 

moose

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I once met a woman named Wanda Drinkwine.

My husband went to high school with a kid named Richard Handler.

I asked a guy at work how he pronounced his last name (Rohel), and he answered by saying "I have a daughter named Tootsie..."
 

BKM

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My favorite coworker names include:

Niles Fleege

Cindy Bierwagen

Former mayor of my hometown: Harry Balls (he has a street named after him :) )
 

Mastiff

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MaineMan said:
A man in my hometown was named Dick Large. In the phonebook it read... well, you can guess.
Kind of like a guy I knew in Maine named Peter Tenpound.

Uof A has a head coach named Houston Nutt. Not too bad, but my ex-wife went to school with his brother... Dickey Nutt.
 

Dan

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If anyone ever visits Circleville, Ohio, near Columbus they'll have to stop and see if these streets are really signed.

(Look for a few minutes ... the names will jump out at you)



These streets were named after someone in Circleville, a prominent resident perhaps, with that name.

What's worse? Well, doing a bit of research online, I found that there was a geneaology Web site for the area. A tidbit I dug up ...

(highlight to read)

Sometime in the 1800s, Susanna Gay married George Hitler, and they had a child named Sarah Hitler-Gay.
 

H

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My roommate one year in college was Cary Ralls, and naturally Harry Balls became his nickname very fast.

The best was one day he was at the football game with his dad and someone yelled, “hey Balls!” and they both turned around. Then they turned to each other and simultaneously said, “that’s your nickname too?!”.

I think it was a bonding moment.

EDIT: As soon as I posted this (within a minute), Cary emailed me for the first time in about a year. Is that weird or what?! He did not mention the post, so it is truly a non-related coincidence! KARMA!!!!!!
 
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Dan

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I'm moving to Georgia, just so I can vote for this guy.

 
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Dan said:
I'm moving to Georgia, just so I can vote for this guy.


Interesting wording......"Republican for Sheriff." Forget about the individual, just elect the party itself.
 

Dan

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Say it ... "Mike Hunt ... accessible for you"

:-D
 

Dan

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Which reminds me ...

Margaret Jo McCullen: Hello. I'm Margaret Jo McCullen.

Teri Rialto: And I'm Teri Rialto.

Margaret Jo McCullen: And you're listening to..

Together: The Delicious Dish, on National Public Radio.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Now, Teri, it's Christmas season again, our favorite time of the year.

Teri Rialto: Actually, Margaret Jo, holiday time is when the most culinary wishes can come true. Now, what's on your list this holiday season, Margaret Jo?

Margeret Jo McCullen: Well, Teri, I got real freaky this year. I'm asking Kris Kringle for a wooden bowl, some oversized index cards, and a funnel.

Teri Rialto: Ooooh, a funnel! That'll be great for funneling!

Margeret Jo McCullen: I know. I feel like a glutton! What's onyour list, Teri?

Teri Rialto: Well, I'm only asking Santa for one thing - a big box of glue traps to help me with my excessive rat problem? Are you, Margaret Jo, gonna leave any treats out for Santa this year?

Margeret Jo McCullen: Oh, absolutely, I always do! I like to leave Santa some tap water and rice. If Santa's anything like me, Christmas foods really reek havoc on the ol' digestive system. What are you going to leave, Teri?

Teri Rialto: Uh, I can't ever leave food out in my apartment, because I have an excessive rat problem.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Makes sense. Neat.

Teri Rialto: Good times.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Good times.

Teri Rialto: Well, Christmas is a time for traditional foods and bite-size treats, and we have a very special guest today.

Margeret Jo McCullen: That's right, Teri. He's the owner of his own holiday bakery, with a very, very cleaver name - Season's Eatings.

Teri Rialto: [ laughs ] That's relaly funny!

Margeret Jo McCullen: I know, it rhymes with Season's Greetings!

Teri Rialto: Please welcome the owner of Season's Eatings - Pete Schweddy.

[ Pete pulls up to his mike ]

Margeret Jo McCullen: Well, Pete, Teri and I have been looking forward to having you on the show, 'cause we know you're the master of all kinds of Christmas goodies. Tell us about them.

Pete Schweddy: Well, there are lots of great treats this time of year - Zucchini Bread, Fruitcake.. but the thing that I most like to bring out this time of year are my Balls.

Teri Rialto: Mmm.. Balls.. Tell us about your Balls, Pete.

Pete Schweddy: Well, over at Season's Eatings, we have Balls for every taste. Popcorn Balls, Cheese Balls, Rum Balls.. you name it.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Wow! My mouth's watering just thinking about those Balls!

Teri Rialto: It's been years since I've seen any Balls.

Pete Schweddy: Would you like to see my Balls now?

Margeret Jo McCullen: Yeah. Whip them out.

[ Pete places a tray of Balls on the control board ]

Teri Rialto: Mmm.. wow.. you have some beautiful Balls..

Margeret Jo McCullen: They're bigger than I expected.

Pete Schweddy: A lot of people tell me that.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Look at that, Teri - the way they glisten.

Pete Schweddy: That's because make sure that each one of my Balls gets plenty of oil.

Margeret Jo McCullen: I can't help but, notice, Pete - your Balls are a little misshapen.

Pete Schweddy: That's because I rested them on a hot stove too long.

Teri Rialto: Can I touch your Balls.

Pete Schweddy: Go ahead. But be careful, they're very delicate.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Wow. I can't wait to get my mouth around his Balls.

Teri Rialto: [ sniffing ] Ooh.. I like the way your Balls smell..

Pete Schweddy: Do whatever you want to, ladies. My Balls are here for your pleasure.

Margeret Jo McCullen: [ chewing ] Wow, Pete.. I have to say - your Balls are so tender..

Pete Schweddy: Well, there's no beating my Balls. They're made from a secret Schweddy Family recipe. No one can resist my Schweddy Balls.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Wow.. Schweddy Balls. Nothing like a Schweddy Ball.

Teri Rialto: Good Balls.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Mmm.. good times.

Teri Rialto: Good times.. Mmm.. our producer is telling us it's time to wrap it up.

Margeret Jo McCullen: That's all the time we have today, Teri. So, join us next week, when our topic will be that other holiday favorite..

Margaret Jo & Teri - ..Fragrant, Flavored Nuts.

Pete Schweddy: A quick plug! If you order from Season's Eatings now, you can still send out a special Schweddy Ball Sack in time.

Margeret Jo McCullen: Great idea. My niece would love a Sack of Schweddy Balls...
 

SkeLeton

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I had seen that skit Dan, LMAO :-D

And my addition, though invented, but what the hell:

Jane Cox Ucker ;) :p
 
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