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    Neighbor kids when I was young - Rock Bottoms and Candy Bottoms

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    I just came across this name: Duc Hunt
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    My brother had a school friend whose last name was something like "Balhari". First name Chris, I believe.

    What are you doing about it?




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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    I had a classmate in my junior high school Washington State history class named Georgia Strait. Locals will get it.
    Or... was it Geography class?? <G>

    Seems more 'fortunate' than 'unfortunate'... but I had a lawyer whose last name was Justice. Fated to be a barrister?
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    Yu Suc Choi was the valedictorian of my High School Class.
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    I saw this on a walk through Mount Hope Cemetery in Urbana, IL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David W Pratt View Post
    I met a Urologist named Cockburn, head of the department at Harlem Hospital
    Our friend used to run the colonoscopy scope for Dr. Ramidal.

    Dick Trickle allegedly smoked in his car during caution periods, and had an ashtray in it. Anyone confirm this?

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    I worked at Jensen Marine with a young lady who's maiden name was Dickenher. She got married right out of high school and divorced a couple of weeks later. She freely admitted that it was a marriage of convenience...and well worth it!
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    Many years ago in Lincoln there was a dentist called I Tickle.
    I hope he didn't have a sister called Tess.
    But then I hope Chris Rea doesn't have a sister called Di.

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    Did anyone here ever know the Dover family? Ben and Ilene?

    Seriously tho, speaking of lawyers, there was a firm here in Ballard of Lawless and Foe.

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    Firm of solicitors in the Midlands called Wright Hassall & Co.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Did anyone here ever know the Dover family? Ben and Ilene?

    Seriously tho, speaking of lawyers, there was a firm here in Ballard of Lawless and Foe.
    Ben is still making the porn films in the UK, I believe.

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    I had surgery on my finger once, performed by Dr. Hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breakaway View Post
    I had surgery on my finger once, performed by Dr. Hand.

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    I had a dermatologist once called Dr. Pink.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobby of Tulsa View Post
    We had a police chief who's last name was Dick. You can google it if ya don't believe it.
    Just as you can check on the identity of the Commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police.

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    One of my daughters went to school with Bowen Arrowsmith, and my wife went to school with Tereza Greene. And I used to work with a big friendly dope called Harley. I asked him if his dad used to ride motorcycles. He said yep- Triumphs I think JayInOz

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    Quote Originally Posted by leikec View Post
    I think I've posted these before, but the first on is Mark Payne, who became a dentist. It always has to be fun to go see Dr. Payne.

    The other man was the father of a coworker, who was named Richard Moist. Yes, if you're wondering, he did use the nickname. It didn't bother him at all.

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    Ken Hurt was a dentist in Albuquerque.

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    The name of the gastroenterologist who performed my endoscopy is Kevin Heine.
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    There used to be a Dr. P.K. Ow practicing dentistry in a suburb of Vancouver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Joyce Sidebottom. From primary school.
    I knew a Sidebottom, except he pronounced it as Sidee bo tome.
    Worked with a bloke named Buglehole...we called him Trumpetbum.
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    There is a law firm in Ottawa - Smart and Biggar.
    Is that not what one wants when one hires a lawyer?

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    My dentist's last name is Battle, and one I use when in other state is named Dr. Slaughter.

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    Richard Skinner . AKA Dick Skinner who was a Comand Master Chief in VAQ-141.

    Richard Trickle > Dick Trickle NASCAR driver.
    Richard Pole > Dick Pole major league pitcher and manager.

    If your nicknames going to Dick, your last name might be a consideration in using Richard for a first name.

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    Yma o hyd

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    A teacher friend of mine had a student rejoicing in the name of Mustafa Kunt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Did anyone here ever know the Dover family? Ben and Ilene?
    You are thinking of Benjamin Dover and Phillip MacCafferty.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    I knew a salesman once name Richard Head (sold Gibson guitars).

    And a fellow named Seymour Bush. lol
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    Went to school with kids from the Fuchwiscz family. That spelling doesn't look quite right but you can figure out the pronounciation.
    Also- A famous NASCAR driver- Dick Trickle
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    There is a guy named Bong who plays for a UK Premier League team.

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    Not so much unfortunate, but I used to sail with the Klein family...daughters Rhee and Dee. I was briefly known as In.

    If you really want unfortunate, how 'bout LA Angels star, Albert Pujols?
    Schooner captains love to get blown offshore!

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    Neggers. It's Dutch.
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    ^ NO! It's a Latin term with derivatives from the noun etc NIGER, id est BLACK thus morphing to Friesland dialect (plattdeutsch) thus into common English, Dutch and US useage. The use of such merely demonstrates the Iggerunts within those of English useage

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    My all time favorite scientific manuscript authorship was a two-author paper by Gwendolyn Spizz and Dragos Ramon.
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    I've known some funny ones too.
    Mr Mcluckie was head of the NSW Egg Board years ago.
    We had neighbours who called their children Sam and Ella.
    I've known students called Theresa Green, Pam and Leigh Flett, Austin Cambridge and Norman Box.
    My father's name was John Frost and he worked for a while at Wollongong Refrigeration.
    And I really did know a Richard Head who, when you were introduced to him, would always say `Call me Dick!' I know no one will believe that but it's really true.
    Our doctors when I was a child were called Dr Angel and Dr Himmelhoch.
    When my mother was a child their local doctor was called Dr Death (she says it was pronounced `deeth'.
    My primary school teacher was Miss Brain and I had a teacher on my staff once called Miss Savage.
    And, we had a neighbour called Marjorie who married Peter Dawe. From then on, she was called Lyn.

    I knew a Sandy Bottom too but I suspect Sandy was a nickname.

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    ex England Rugby scrum half- Austin Healy
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