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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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Lady Moira Shearer Kennedy

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome back funny names fans, please pardon my tardy Tuesday post, I have been juggling one to many balls this week. I dropped the balls on the floor and this one rolled…

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Grand Finale: One and Only Poll, Dave’s Greatest Sports Names

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
“Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.”–Herman Melville Call me Doofus.   Some years ago–never mind how long precisely–having little or no life,…

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Here’s to King Dave, who taught me about more than funny names

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Back when I was wet behind the ears, I dreamed about being a writer for BoFN. Then Dave Carlson opened his big, fuzzy heart and let me into the big leagues. Well,…

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Goodhearted Laughter Redux

Originally posted on The Blog of Funny Names:
Welcome new readers and longtime fans. Thank you for following us during our Rave for Dave campaign to help Dave with his fight against cancer, because cancer is no laughing matter, or…

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