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What's Up With My Name?

I’ve realized that people who don’t know me may be checking out my dust jacket or website  and wondering what’s up with my odd name. 446 more words

Africa and Celinda Hill

Their names caught my eye in the Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing, MN:

And even though the stones were damaged, I wondered if I could find anything out about these two.   151 more words

Unusual Names

The Name is Bigger than The Village

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch is the longest village name in the world (and third longest geographical name). it is located in Wales, and yes there are four l’s in a row!


Rhode Island is the smallest state with the longest name. The official name, used on all state documents, is “Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.”


Flash Gordon, Mayor Butt, And Mr. Mister Phillips: Unusual Names Don't Necessarily Get Votes, But They Do Get Attention

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Odd names on the ballot range from interesting real names to comic book heroes who got onto the ballot.

Some examples include Flash Gordon, who ran for a BART board of directors seat in San Francisco. 284 more words


We like a work of art more if the artist has an unusual name

It’s about two months since I last posted anything on this blog other than reblogs from The Humour of the Great War blog. However, I came across an article by Ben Ambridge in the Torygraph called… 320 more words