Throckmorton Philharmonic Gildersleeve—The Great Gildersleeve

Bunny had a day out with Mr. Gildersleeve this week over at the BoFN. Enjoy!

The Blog of Funny Names

Fictional correspondent, Bunny Gutierrez, from Fannie Cranium’s Guide to Irreverent Wisdom, here.  Since Fannie’s not here, she won’t be commentin’ on my southern accent. Or my blond pony tail, which she exaggerates greatly.

Movin’ on. . . I’d like to thank Dave for invitin’ me over to the Blog of Funny Names today. It’s quite an honor.

Honey, what better than a fictional character introducin’ you to the BoFN’s first fictional character.  Throckmorton Philharmonic (Gildy) Gildersleeve, although not the first Throckmorton to be covered by this esteemed blog.

Gildy operated a girdle manufacturin’ company when he started as the pompous, windbag rival of Fibber McGee on the Fibber McGee and Molly radio show back in 1935.

My grandfather used to regale us with stories of The Great Gildersleeve when I was growin’ up in Texas.

Whenever he was in trouble with my grandmother, he would say, “You’re a haa-aa-aa-aard…

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About Fannie Cranium

Writing since she could first hold a pen, Tracy Perkins formed her alter ego, "Fannie Cranium" at the suggestion of her husband. Tracy understands smiling makes people wonder what she’s been up to.
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