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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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