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#21 Posted on 6.1.06 0518.37
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Anyone who would name there kid crimefighter should be locked up for abuse.

My pet peeves, any child named after a city. I've ran into a Hollywood, Austin, Dallas, Dakota, Virgina. Southerners do this quite alot.
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#22 Posted on 6.1.06 0744.37
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    Originally posted by Crimedog
      Originally posted by Karlos the Jackal
      It's really too easy to pick on celebrities with this topic but the worst ones, I think, are Bob Geldolf, who named his daughter Fifi Trixiebelle, and Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller), who named his daughter Moxie CrimeFighter. Eesh.

      --K



    Jason Lee: Pilot Inspektor.

    Thank goodness celebs usually have the money to pay the thousands in therapy bills those names will lead to.


Don't forget Dweezil and Moon Unit Zappa....
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#23 Posted on 6.1.06 1017.03
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    Originally posted by AWArulz
    Strange spellings - maybe I am guilty. My Children's names are Rebekah and Kyle Curtis - but everyone knows him as KC.

    You just can't find Disney door plates with those names on them.

Somewhat Guilty as well - my daughters are Catarina (but everyone knows her as Caty or Cates) and Amity - she decked a boy in her class last year after he called her the "Amityville Horror" thus negating the meaning of her name. It's also the name of the island in "Jaws".
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#24 Posted on 6.1.06 1130.52
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I work with a woman named Bunny. Cute (maybe) if you are in your 20s, but she is in her 50s.

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#25 Posted on 6.1.06 1218.30
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Austin isn't bad.

As far as Dweezil & Moon Unit Zappa goes, don't forget they have a brother named Ahmet.

The legend goes that Dweezil is named after Frank's nickname for his wife's baby toe.
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#26 Posted on 6.1.06 1323.40
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I have a co-worker named POOYA...he's east Indian...friendly as anything, but he's a big ball of stress at time. Doesn't help when people mispronounce his name (calling him BOOYAH) and sometimes call him BOOYAKA or something like that.
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#27 Posted on 6.1.06 1441.18
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I have one friend who named his daughter Amber, another who named his daughter Mercedes. I told them both that they're to blame if their daughters become strippers.
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#28 Posted on 8.1.06 1048.50
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10 years ago I was a store manager at a McD's. A new girl started that everyone from her HS called Mel. Most of the kids thought her name was Melanie but since I had hired her and did payroll I knew her name was Melody.
Now Melody seems like a good name right? Well, during the summer her older sister (who was at college) worked there. Her name was HARMONY. Their parents named their kids Harmony and Melody like the really bad 70's song.
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#29 Posted on 8.1.06 1059.17
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    Originally posted by BigSteve
    There was a college basketball player in the late '90s named God Shamgod. He played for Providence. I don't personally see the upside of naming you son "God", and it's only made worse by a last name with "god" in it.

    And I'm just now realizing the irony of him playing for that particular college.

    (edited by BigSteve on 5.1.06 1824)







To be fair, it was Shamgod Wells when he was recruited to Providence. There was a reason that involved divorced parents why he changed it to God Shamgod, but it is too complicated for me to really try to remember the details. I'm pretty sure the Dominican Friars were really proud to have a student named God. He was a jerk and a lousy driver, but if Corey Wright makes a lay-up at the buzzer in regulation of the Elite Eight against Arizona, he would have been the point guard for a Final Four team.
And, even though this was the name of an extremely successful basketball coach, you are probably going to have the state take the kid away from you if you name him Adolph.


(edited by redsoxnation on 8.1.06 1204)
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#30 Posted on 8.1.06 1120.37
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I went to junior high with a girl named Chequita Bonanno.
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#31 Posted on 8.1.06 1522.26
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I had a class with a girl named Bambi. Not a pretty girl, either.
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#32 Posted on 8.1.06 1715.47
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A girl at a nearby high school had the name Celeste Pizza. She was often in the newspaper for the school's track team.
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#33 Posted on 8.1.06 1842.13
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I wasn't going to post in this thread again, but this needed to be posted. If anyone ever needs a real estate agent in Waterloo, Ontario, they can call on a nice lady by the name of Gaye Males (coldwellbankerpbr.com)
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#34 Posted on 8.1.06 1851.24
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    Originally posted by Stilton
    I wasn't going to post in this thread again, but this needed to be posted.
I wouldn't say it NEEDED to be posted.
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#35 Posted on 9.1.06 0930.56
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    Originally posted by The Goon
    I have one friend who named his daughter Amber, another who named his daughter Mercedes. I told them both that they're to blame if their daughters become strippers.


Does he drive a Mercedes and is that where the 2nd daughter was conceived? The name would make sense...
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#36 Posted on 9.1.06 1536.00
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If we're talking college hoops, don't forget the Mapp brothers. Scientific and Majestic.
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#37 Posted on 9.1.06 1800.34
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    Originally posted by The Goon
    I have one friend who named his daughter Amber, another who named his daughter Mercedes. I told them both that they're to blame if their daughters become strippers.


I, for one, have no problem with the name Amber.


I did go to school with a girl named PALACE. One day a teacher asked her why she was named that and she replied "Because one day I gonna live in one". I think she barely made it out of middle school.

There was also a girl named SEQUOYIA,like the tree, which was actually quite fitting since she like was 6ft tall in 5th grade.

(edited by ICEMAN on 9.1.06 1801)
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#38 Posted on 9.1.06 1823.00
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    Originally posted by britishiles
      Originally posted by The Goon
      I have one friend who named his daughter Amber, another who named his daughter Mercedes. I told them both that they're to blame if their daughters become strippers.


    Does he drive a Mercedes and is that where the 2nd daughter was conceived? The name would make sense...


They used that whole bit in a Chevy Malibu ad, if I'm not mistaken.
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#39 Posted on 9.1.06 1939.15
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I went to middle school with a girl from Korea (I think) named Ha Ha.

And the local "wacky" morning DJs used to do go through the NCAA rosters each fall and present the top ten player names, and the best they ever found was a guy named Wonderful Terrific Kuntz III.
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#40 Posted on 10.1.06 1124.31
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I don't think it was a Chevy ad I think it was a Buick ad.

But it was a GM brand car though.
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