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Weird and Wonderful Names. Good Article


Bingalau
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I've just read this article and enjoyed it. Made me wonder if anybody on here has a wonderful unusual name and is not too ashamed to disclose it?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18723463

I hope the link works. Don't stop reading the article at the picture as I nearly did. There are a couple more paragraphs.

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lotvic

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spuds, don't let them ferret it out of you. spuds you are and spuds you'll be on here ;-)

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john bunyan

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Lotvic Quite right. He may be Mr Head.

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Bingalau

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My guess is that he has an Irish name... and a good one to be sure ...to be sure.

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Bingalau

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But I did think we would get some unusual surnames. Come to think of it "Geldof" is probably an unusual one.

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Woolwell

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I knew someone who was called Robert Roberts. The hymn, associated with Welsh rugby, Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer was written by William Williams.

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lotvic

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Bingalau, did you look at my link? now that's a partnership made for each other ;-)

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Bingalau

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Yes looked at your link, but don't think I shall be putting any of my business their way.

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Aitchbee

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mister_Mxyzptlk

...he may be from Welsh stock (no vowels in his surname).

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flycatcher1

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I knew a Bastard who used to boast the he was a Real one.

Nick names are pretty interesting, I knew a chap called Love and his nick name was Bubbles, his rank prevented the obvious question.

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Condom

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I once had someone who worked for me whose last name was Muchanagumbo which roughly translated into "man with the white leg." Without getting into John Terry land his leg was certainly not but I often wondered how these names came about.

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