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The nifty names some give their special children are not good ideas.

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January 07, 2020, 07:13 AM
motor59
The nifty names some give their special children are not good ideas.
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Originally posted by SW_Sig:
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Originally posted by XLT:
golfed with a guy named Richard Head.


I worked with a guy named Richard Hair.


One of my clients in a previous life was named Richard Hummer.




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January 07, 2020, 08:38 AM
clubleaf206
I had a friend in high school whose name was Polly. Yes she heard (not from me, though) all the jokes about wanting a cracker, etc. Her middle initial was E and for a long time, until she came to know that I was trustworthy, she wouldn’t expand on it. The day finally came that she admitted that she was named for two of her aunts, Polly and Esther. I said “Oh my gosh, your parents named you polyester!?!” She explained that her mom and dad had no knowledge of the plastic compound, they merely wanted to keep family names alive.


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January 07, 2020, 09:09 AM
tsmccull
Forty years ago when living in Northern Va there was a listing in the local phonebook (remember those) for a gynecologist in the physicians section. His name was Dr. Harry Beavers. I always assumed his choice of profession was a foregone conclusion!