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    Worst names you have ever heard?

    What are the worst names you have ever actually heard of a real person? (Not counting Ima Hogg and La-a urban legends.) It can be a really weird one, or some of the "trendy" new made-up names that a lot of kids are now being named.

    Poor Farnold Degand had it pretty rough. :( Whenever my husband and I would hear his name at a game, we'd say, "Hey, Faaarnold!" (like from the old Nickelodeon show).

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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    There are two that come to mind right away that are kids of people I know.

    1. Lox Love
    2. Raven Blackbird

    Then there is the story from a farming magazine about 8-9 years ago about a farmer in Illinois and it said he had twin boys whose names were Briggs and Stratton.



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    Phat Ho - highschool



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    My family is full of teachers so I've heard my fair share of stupid names. One of my favorites was, and I'm not 100% on the spelling, but Le-a. Pronounced Leia maybe? Leeya? Nope. Le-dash-ah, yes, the dash is part of the name.



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    Back in HS when we played Clarinda Academy, they had a guy named Mercedes Carr



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    Fonda Dicks, really good high school girls basketball player from Moravia.



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    Iowa High School basketball player in the past...Fonda Dicks.

    Also had a guy that worked in the factory (sorry to see his obit the other day)...Manly Shank.

    Manly Shank, 87 - TimesRepublican.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community info - Times Republican


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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    I was at Hy Vee the other day and some lady was chasing around her kid yelling "Hey Carpenter come here". I was embarrassed for the kid. Also why is it that when someone names there kid something stupid they have to say it over and over and over around me. It's annoying.


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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    Fonda Dicks



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    Apple (Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter)
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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    My family is full of teachers so I've heard my fair share of stupid names. One of my favorites was, and I'm not 100% on the spelling, but Le-a. Pronounced Leia maybe? Leeya? Nope. Le-dash-ah, yes, the dash is part of the name.
    Is this in east Des Moines? My buddy did student teaching last semester there and I think he might have said this name.



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

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    Fonda Dicks, really good high school girls basketball player from Moravia.
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    Fonda Dicks
    Small world...



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    Re: Worst names you have ever heard?

    I knew a construction supe by the name of "Red" Cox. Also, Hurl Beechum was a moniker I wouldn't wish on anyone.


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