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    Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    you actually know...

    John Eader - not that crazy but when he joined the Navy he became Seaman Eader. Unfortunate.

    I bought some land from Harry Ball. Unfortunate.

    For you russian speakers - when I was in Air Force language school our instructors would giggle whenever my classmate - Dave Minet (pronounced minyet) - was mentioned. The last several days of our school were devoted to russian profanity (russians take cursing to another level). Anywhoo - Minyet in russian is sexual act involving mouth attention to boy parts... Unfortunate...



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    Dick Trickle - legendary NASCAR driver. He must have had it rough growing up.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    Milton Bradley...


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

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    someone I work with ... maiden name: Cummins, married name: Seamens



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    Basketball coach in grade school. Dick Point, unfortunate... rumors often went around that his middle name was Les, never found out if that one was true.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Milton Bradley...
    or how about Coco Crisp.

    No kidding at Iowa State I had an asian kid in my classes named -Hung Wai Long.



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    Assistant Jr High principal Richard Lester - It doesnt take 12 year old boys long to figure out what that shortens to.



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    When I was in my teens I worked at DSM Golf & CC. There was only 1 black married couple that were members.

    Any guesses what their names were? Believe it or not they were "The Whites".

    Always gave me a chuckle when I thought about it.



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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    I got two...
    First, a minister at my former church: Dick Hohl
    Second, a buddy named Mike Hunt



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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    When I was in my teens I worked at DSM Golf & CC. There was only 1 black married couple that were members.

    Any guesses what their names were? Believe it or not they were "The Whites".

    Always gave me a chuckle when I thought about it.

    I worked there as well and know exactly who you are talking about.



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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    My dad tells the story about a girl in his class named Fonda Dix.



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    My brother has a list of really awful names he got while working summers at Principal Financial. Some guy there had collected them. I can only remember 3 off the top of my head:

    Ima Pigg -- and her sister

    Lotta Pigg -- and

    Harry Dick.

    Now what parents would give their kids names like that.

    I met a big guy a couple years ago whose first name is Helen, can't remember his last name, but that had to be brutal growing up.

    I take my daughter to a dermatologist named Dr. Love -- not a studly guy.



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    Long, Harry Richard....phone book entry for a school teacher where I grew up. Cept it wasn't Richard



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    Ivonna Humpalot



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    Re: Unfortunate names - MUST be people

    Had a girl in my school that was named Barb Dwire and a guy named Myles Long.



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