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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-25-09 05:37 PM
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To lighten the mood on names a bit: BBC: 'Most unfortunate names' revealed
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From today:

What do you call some of the most unlucky people in Britain?

Justin Case, Barb Dwyer and Stan Still.

It sounds like a bad joke, but a study has revealed that there really are unfortunate people with those names in the UK.

Joining them on the list are Terry Bull, Paige Turner, Mary Christmas and Anna Sasin.
Retired airman Stan Still, 76, from Cirencester, Gloucestershire, said his name had been "a blooming millstone around my neck my entire life".

And, on the subject of difficult-to-pronounce names, from 'Goodness Gracious Me', a BBC comedy show with South Asian writers and stars:
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  -To lighten the mood on names a bit: BBC: 'Most unfortunate names' revealed muriel_volestrangler  Feb-25-09 05:37 PM   #0 
  - Dick Hertz  billybob537   Feb-25-09 05:43 PM   #1 
  - Mike Hunt. n/t  Hepburn   Feb-25-09 05:45 PM   #3 
  - Don't forget Mike Hawk. nt  anonymous171   Feb-25-09 05:46 PM   #5 
  - Hugh G. and Ivan E. Rection  Canuckistanian   Feb-25-09 05:55 PM   #10 
  - LMBO!!  Hepburn   Feb-25-09 05:59 PM   #12 
  - I had to say this aloud several times before I got it! Ha!  Mrs. Overall   Feb-25-09 06:14 PM   #17 
     - LOL....  Hepburn   Feb-25-09 06:27 PM   #19 
  - Hugh Jazz  Initech   Feb-25-09 07:10 PM   #33 
  - I knew a guy in high school named Brock Lee (not asian).  BlooInBloo   Feb-25-09 05:45 PM   #2 
  - Don't forget Phil McCracken  billybob537   Feb-25-09 07:17 PM   #35 
  - Mr. William Ankers.  mwooldri   Feb-25-09 05:45 PM   #4 
  - When I was a check inspector I came across Icy B. Hines. n/t  sandyj999   Feb-25-09 05:46 PM   #6 
  - One of my favorites in the article is Dr. Les Plack, a dentist in San Francisco.  Mrs. Overall   Feb-25-09 05:48 PM   #7 
  - There was an ob/gyn named Dr. Falik. nt.  marybourg   Feb-25-09 06:43 PM   #23 
  - How about the guy in North Carolina named Stanley Kupp?  LisaM   Feb-25-09 05:51 PM   #8 
  - It would be "Hurricanes" if they actually existed  KamaAina   Feb-25-09 07:25 PM   #37 
  - Fez  bananas   Feb-25-09 05:54 PM   #9 
  - a friend of my inlaws, Dick Manlick  eShirl   Feb-25-09 05:56 PM   #11 
  - Spock  bananas   Feb-25-09 06:01 PM   #13 
  - Rabbi I. Kutchapeckeroff...  pipi_k   Feb-25-09 06:10 PM   #14 
  - I knew a guy in the Army named Peter Abbott.  Jackpine Radical   Feb-25-09 06:11 PM   #15 
  - I had a physics professor named Bob Sleds. nt  OnyxCollie   Feb-25-09 06:11 PM   #16 
  - Art Hanger and Inky Mark are the names of two Canadian Conservative Party MPs  B o d i   Feb-25-09 06:24 PM   #18 
  - One of my favorite fake names to use is  notadmblnd   Feb-25-09 06:28 PM   #20 
  - OMG....these are funny as hell!!!  Hepburn   Feb-25-09 06:41 PM   #22 
  - I like Ann Ecdotal  SoCalDem   Feb-25-09 06:52 PM   #28 
  - Two names for you.  bbinacan   Feb-25-09 06:34 PM   #21 
  - I can see it.  Robb   Feb-25-09 06:47 PM   #25 
     - Good one. n/t  bbinacan   Feb-25-09 06:49 PM   #27 
  - A kid down the street from me was named Buck Shot. For real.  NC_Nurse   Feb-25-09 06:45 PM   #24 
  - Oh ,man!  Joanie Baloney   Feb-25-09 06:48 PM   #26 
  - I went to grade school with Barry Berry & Tommy Tucker  SoCalDem   Feb-25-09 06:56 PM   #31 
  - Adolph Hitler Campell was pretty bad  KittyWampus   Feb-25-09 06:52 PM   #29 
  - I worked with a guy named Hang Wang, and at another job, Latrina Potts.  Lady Effingbroke   Feb-25-09 06:56 PM   #30 
  - Thnak goodness his parents didn't go "Bobby" on him and name him Harry  SoCalDem   Feb-25-09 06:57 PM   #32 
  - Crystal Ball  Initech   Feb-25-09 07:11 PM   #34 
  - just thought this one up: Ms. Bee Ghottun  Gabi Hayes   Feb-25-09 07:23 PM   #36 
  - first initials:  Gabi Hayes   Feb-25-09 07:26 PM   #38 
  - My two favorite names of all time: Peter Boyle and Dick Trickle.  cherokeeprogressive   Feb-25-09 07:27 PM   #39 
  - And the ever-popular Jack Kauff and Pat McGroyne.  foxfeet   Feb-25-09 07:40 PM   #40 
  - I worked with a girl named Sharmin.  OnyxCollie   Feb-25-09 07:59 PM   #41 

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