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The unfortunate names thread

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When you see a name that's funny or unfortunate, post it here.

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I present, for your edification, one of the top socialites in mid-20th century Texas. Ms. Ima Hogg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ima_Hogg

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There is also the hilariously named Harry Balzer

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Feh, there was a politician named Harry Balls.

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Doctor X wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:53 am
Feh, there was a politician named Harry Balls.

--J.D.
Was he in the tea party?

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Giz wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Doctor X wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:53 am
Feh, there was a politician named Harry Balls.

--J.D.
Was he in the tea party?
No.

Harry Baals was Mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the '40s.

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I vaguely remembered this, so I did a search.

Yep.

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Police Chief Danielle Outlaw

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I win.

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"Moe Lester" :lol:
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Yeah.

You can understand how some from foreign languages will be "funny" in English. The others?

Me Sis worked under an idiot whose last name is "Baka." She noted that a colleague who knew Japanese would always address him formally as "Mr. Baka" rather than his first name. The pompous ass would compliment him on how respectful he was, unlike all of the others.

My Japanese friends admitted they found this amusing.

WOKKETU NUUZU!!1! noted how a family decided to name their daughter "Water Child." As you know, "ko" [子 – Ed.] is a near ubiquitous ending for a girl's first name. "Mizuko" [水子 – Ed.] even sounds nice. My auto-kanji-cheat-addon immediately reveals "the problem." According to the story, an Old Dude at the registry thought it looked suspicious, hit his dictionary, and informed the parents why they cannot name her that.
水子 = "abortion."
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
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Doctor X wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:13 am

Me Sis worked under an idiot whose last name is "Baka." She noted that a colleague who knew Japanese would always address him formally as "Mr. Baka" rather than his first name. The pompous ass would compliment him on how respectful he was, unlike all of the others.

My Japanese friends admitted they found this amusing.



–J.D.
Don't get it. Was his first name "chew"?
About that stereo

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"Mistabaka" is Japanese for ... 8)
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