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9th Annual Poll: Funniest Names in the NFL Draft–RUNOFF

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“First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.”– George Burns http://www.andertoons.com The 2021 poll, due to…

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John Hinerwadel and Syracuse Salt Potato Revisited

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Welcome back funny names fans! Summer has just bloomed in full and I thought a summer classic post would be in order. And to tell on myself, I had to get a…

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

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Ambrose Bierce, a man of mystery, controversy, and wearer of a fabulous mustache. Some names simply scream nominative determinism. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce has such a name. A descendant of the Mayflower through…

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Watty Piper

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“I think I can, I think I can, I think I can.” The words of the Little Engine That Could have inspired young children to reach beyond themselves since the beginning of…

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From Fiste to Bombeck, the Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank

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Embed from Getty Images Imagine if you will, entering the world just before the Great Depression. Arriving in Ohio to a working-class family and starting school a year early because you could.…

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Chicken Alaska, Doesn’t that Sound Delicious? Anniversary Edition

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Greetings Funny Names Fans! Today I’m celebrating a milestone—six years of contributing to this wonderful blog. So what better way to celebrate than revisiting my first post on the BoFN. Without further…

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Teepa Snow, A Positive Approach

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Greetings funny names fans! Welcome to a new year. Today we meet Teepa Snow. I first discovered Teepa on YouTube watching one of her training videos for dementia care. It was her…

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A Special Edition: A Cup of Christmas Tea Remembered

It’s mid-December. All of the end of year activities and traditions: baking, Christmas cards, seeing friends and family, sharing stories, decorating, and of course, celebrating the season. I love this time of year. Yeah, it’s here, there, everywhere—since August if … Continue reading

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Earl Nightingale, the Fifth

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Happy holidays funny names fans! For those last minute shoppers, let’s do a little warm up to inspire your shopping trip. How about a few deep knee bends. 1 . . .…

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Give Thanks for Dorcas Reilly, An American Inventor

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What are the things you associate with Thanksgiving dinner? Turkey, stuffing, salads, pumpkin pie, and green bean casserole? What would Thanksgiving dinner be without green beans, Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and…

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