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Ethel Merman Revisited

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Ethel Merman, what more needs to be said? Belated greetings Funny Names Fans. A few funny things happened on the way to today’s tardy Tuesday post. Yes, I know today is Tuesday,…

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Chicken Alaska, Doesn’t that Sound Delicious? Revisited.

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

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A Special Edition: A Cup of Christmas Tea Remembered

It’s late 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 … Continue reading

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Louis Lasagna

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
We here at the BoFN love alliteration and names so delicious we can sink our teeth into them. We also know that schoolyard kids can be cruel, and that a funny name…

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Siblings: Season and Whip

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
For some reason talented people with amusing names are drawn to Hollywood. Take Volodymyr Palahniuk who became Jack Palance and his portrayal of villains or Ethyl Merman who belted it out on…

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We’re In This Together: Celebrating Writers Who Persevere

Some of you may have noticed the top tool in my Writer’s Toolbox widget is Writer’s Helping Writers so today I am jazzed to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running … Continue reading

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Hans Conreid

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome new readers! Sometimes I like to stretch the limits of funny name-ology like a two-sizes-to-small-1974-purple-polyester-pantsuit because someone with a name that is not so funny gives life to fictional characters who…

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