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Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:58 pm

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:30 pm

A set of twins I went to grade school: Ben Case and Justin Case.


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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:36 pm



Can't forget about good ol' Dick Assman from Regina... he had his 15 minutes of fame some years ago.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Assman
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:45 pm

Jay Leno on his NBC network "The Tonight Show" likes once in a while to talk about newspaper headlines, and as part of that is the strange pairing of last names of announcements of engagements and marriages. Think of 'Long - Johnson' or 'Ireland-England' and the like; they always gets a laugh from the crowd.
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:38 am

Don't know about the Gentleman's name, but the pipe placement could be considered "unfortunate":

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v102/Turtleshell/pipe_copy.jpg

Quoting Toast (Reply 35):
Schwarzenegger is German for "black Negro" (talk about redundancy...)

Actually, genealogically speaking Schwarzenegger means "black corner" ("schwarze Ecke" in German).

[Edited 2007-10-24 20:52:20]
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:58 am

Now that I remember: there used to be a German football player called Thomas Strunz. Now, for those who remember the legendary hate speech from Giovanni Trapatoni will know that Trap used to say "Strunz" all the time during his speech, as if he was using the word to cuss the players. The reason is that Strunz is similar to the Italian word "Stronzo". Stronzo means asshole, or something similar.  Wink
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:09 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 54):
Actually, genealogically speaking Schwarzenegger means "black corner" ("schwarze Ecke" in German).

Interesting, didn't know that. Hard to guess given the deformation.

That bus ad - priceless! Big grin

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 55):
Stronzo means asshole, or something similar.

Stronzo= piece of shit, turd.  Smile
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Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:19 am

Quoting Toast (Reply 56):
Hard to guess given the deformation.

Try to understand Austrians or Bavarians ... talk about deformations ...  duck 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:43 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 54):

I quite literally LOL'd when I saw that. It goes perfectly with expression on his face.
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:38 am

I used to fly with a Richard Harden- he didn't let anyone call him Dick... we even had a flying suit badge made up, but he wouldn't wear it- wonder why???

I knew of a Nav called Richard Head- his namebadge said Big grinick Head"..

Mike Oxlong was another one.
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:58 am

Isn't there a Gynocoligist named Dr. Hole? Big grin

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:52 am

Quoting Toast (Reply 41):
Blimey, never heard that one!

Thus any female redhead is know affectionately as "ginger minge".


There was also a German international footballer called Stefan Kuntz. Fancy playing football in front of millions with KUNTZ written across your shoulders in 4" letters!  Wow!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan_Kuntz
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:00 am

How about.
Sheabi Al Qureshi Al Abbasi.
Shankar Pritamandalam Druv sharma
Muthuswani Venkatasheswara Narayanan Somasundaram.

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:15 am

I went to grade school with a kid who's last name was Fucks. It was pronounced "few-cks...
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Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:25 am

Quoting BMIE70 (Reply 49):

Another one is Robert (Bob) Agg. (That might only work in Scots)

 rotfl  rotfl  rotfl 

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:09 pm

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 61):
There was also a German international footballer called Stefan Kuntz. Fancy playing football in front of millions with KUNTZ written across your shoulders in 4" letters! Wow!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan_Kuntz

WhennI was living in Ireland once I listened to an RTE comment about anGerman-English football match, which Germany lost. The comment was thatnit would have been impossible for Germany to win anyway with a "bollocks"(Ballack) and a "Wanker" (Janker) on the team.

My brother had a teacher in school, who's family name was Ceasar. His parents gave him the first name Julius. He was teaching history and Latin.  Wink

My mother (who used to be a nurse) worked once in an OR with an anaesthesiologist name Dr. Umhauer (translated: Dr. Knock out).

Then there exist the fictional (?) members of the navy: Seaman Staines and Cockswain Balls.

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:37 pm

We had a Ben Dover and a Joe King at school.
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:59 pm

In the small town in California where I once lived, we had a Dr. Payne (pronounced "pain," naturally) and a Dr. Slaughter.
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:53 pm

What about the Captain De Lay I met at one airline?  Wink

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:06 pm

In the town where I used to live, there was a real estate agent named Betty Jo Morecock.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:15 pm

Call me childish (because I am), but this b3ta post still has me rolling on the floor:

http://www.b3ta.com/questions/childhoodambitions/post75762/

This is a must-read.  Big grin
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:54 pm

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 13):
and she told us about meeting an Italian guy named Giovanni Verga. It's a true story. Those who speak Spanish will know why we all found the surname, Verga (which in turn doesn't mean anything in Italian)

Enjoy..........



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Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:21 am

One of my favorite jazz piano & organ players; Dick Hyman





Another jazz piano player; Dick Wellstood




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I met a lady named Anel Assel.
Spelling here name in Outlook and MS Word would always want to correct her first name to Anal.

One of the coolest names I've come across was Brock Longerbone.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:25 am

Fans of Russell Peters will remember these two names:

Sukh Deep (a man)
Ramin Deep (a woman)
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:03 am

A lot of people in this country have really impossible first names... some I've met:

Enough
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Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:57 am

We had a Paul Paul when I was in High School.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 01, 2007 6:40 pm

I remember seing on "headlines" the tonight show a long time ago, someone had sent a scanned copy of the yellow pages and there there was a "Lyng Ho" listed.  Smile
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:17 am

We have a local proctologist by the name of Dr. Butt.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:48 pm

When my mother was working as a nurse she had to call a patient in to see the doctor.

The unfortunate guy was called Fuk Yiu.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:32 pm

Quoting N1120A (Reply 73):
Sukh Deep (a man)

yo you sukhdeep?

yeah, sukhdeep.
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:45 am

I did a booking for a client with the last name of Shortwood a few days ago. I knew this was going to be a live one because the other agent couldn't stop laughing. He asked me, "How do you think that guy survived school?"
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:01 am

Thinking about it there is a Chinese guy in my year, I don't have a clue how to spell his name, but when pronounced it sounds like 'who mingey'.


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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:48 am

There's a dj in Tampa whose (real, and used on-air) name is Dick Ring..really a nice guy..
And there's a proctologist whose name is pronounced "Cockburn"
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:43 am

Quoting NoUFO (Reply 54):
Don't know about the Gentleman's name, but the pipe placement could be considered "unfortunate":

 rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:50 am

I went to school with a guy called Knut, he was quite a sportsman and one day his picture was in the local paper with his name misspelled.... oh dear....LOL
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:03 am

Had a Richard Head at school (Dick Head), and he was!!

In the next town, we have a Wang King Chinese takeaway, how they get away with that I'll never know...........!!!
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Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:08 am

Quoting Andz (Reply 84):
I went to school with a guy called Knut, he was quite a sportsman and one day his picture was in the local paper with his name misspelled.... oh dear....LOL

Reminds me of a crossword in Viz, which appeared "accidentally" on the front cover. One of the clues was:

For kipper C nut (4).
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:01 am

I know called Rocky Rhodes
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:59 pm

Had a Wayne Kerr at school, and yes he did get it for a name like that. As has been said above, parents can be very cruel.
 
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Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:17 pm

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:59 pm

I know a fellow named Jack Goff...
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:32 am

Quoting ShyFlyer (Reply 8):
I've seen the name Justin Tyme on occasion.

I went to school with a Justin Case.

Processed a credit card today for a "Mr G String"
 
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:34 am

The most exotic one I've found on the web is Dick Rubright Big grin

http://www.dickrubright.com/

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Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:39 am

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Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:54 am

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:45 am

We had a passenger a few months ago with the following name:

Peter Cockram

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Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:57 am

Quoting N1120A (Reply 73):

Ohhhh somebody gonna get a hurt reeeeal bad!
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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:02 pm

In the days when I was a postman, a chap I used to deliver to was called Mr Horny. There was also another guy by the name of Mr Varkenvisser. It's Dutch and translates as Mr Pig Fisher. How you can fish for pigs though is anybody's guess.

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RE: Unfortunate Names

Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:09 pm

One of the acquaintances I have has first name initial A and last name Ho. Seriously...  angel 




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