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Old Dec 22nd 2005, 12:18 pm
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I was collecting car license tags but found unusual names more fun. Here's a selection mainly culled from TV, all genuine but absolutely no idea how to prononce most of them.
Jas Gabbidon
Wes Goforth
(Ms) Laughinghouse
Zain Verjee (female)
Csaba Csere (male)
Barack Obama
Besa Tafilaj
Tempestt Bledsoe
Dick Butkis
Tahmoh Penikett
Dick Schnot (my favourite!)

And btw how come Americans have so much difficulty saying and spelling a simple one syllable name like Jubb and seemingly no problem with Polish, Serbo-Croat, German names?
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Old Dec 22nd 2005, 12:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Haldaman
I was collecting car license tags but found unusual names more fun. Here's a selection mainly culled from TV, all genuine but absolutely no idea how to prononce most of them.
Jas Gabbidon
Wes Goforth
(Ms) Laughinghouse
Zain Verjee (female)
Csaba Csere (male)
Barack Obama
Besa Tafilaj
Tempestt Bledsoe
Dick Butkis
Tahmoh Penikett
Dick Schnot (my favourite!)

And btw how come Americans have so much difficulty saying and spelling a simple one syllable name like Jubb and seemingly no problem with Polish, Serbo-Croat, German names?
From the sound of a few of those, you've been watching too many porn movies!

I mean... Dick Butkis and Tempestt Bledsoe?

You missed the famous Rip Torn though.
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Old Dec 22nd 2005, 1:07 pm
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
From the sound of a few of those, you've been watching too many porn movies!

I mean... Dick Butkis and Tempestt Bledsoe?

You missed the famous Rip Torn though.
Are you calling CNN, MSNBC and Fox porn? Surely not with the lovely Soledad O'Brien (Mexican Paddy?) and Alex Witt? Though I am not so sure about that bimbo with the awful voice......wotsername?
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that bimbo with the awful voice......wotsername?
Squeaky McHooters?
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Old Dec 22nd 2005, 1:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Haldaman
Are you calling CNN, MSNBC and Fox porn? Surely not with the lovely Soledad O'Brien (Mexican Paddy?) and Alex Witt? Though I am not so sure about that bimbo with the awful voice......wotsername?
Remembered it - Nancy Grace. Yuck!
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i came accross a unusual name in my bank the other day, the asian lady dealing with me was called 'Jasmine Tea' - parents can be so cruel!


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[QUOTE=Haldaman]Are you calling CNN, MSNBC and Fox porn? Surely not with the lovely Soledad O'Brien (Mexican Paddy?)

Hey is Soledad O'Brien married to Miles O'Brien?? LOL every time they are on the box my husband asks me, he's like a parrot and keeps repeating it...anyone know? Tks
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My favorite was a guy who interviewed me for a job long ago.

As I shook his hand he introduced himself: "My name is Richard. Richard Burgher, but call me Dick."

I didn't keep an entirely straight face. I didn't get the job either.
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
From the sound of a few of those, you've been watching too many porn movies!

I mean... Dick Butkis and Tempestt Bledsoe?
Tempestt Bledsoe is an actress, she played Vanessa Huxtable on the Cosby Show.
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I had a fella on the phone one day called Gordon Bennett. I had to put him on hold so I could PMSL.
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Originally Posted by Haldaman
Are you calling CNN, MSNBC and Fox porn? Surely not with the lovely Soledad O'Brien (Mexican Paddy?)

Hey is Soledad O'Brien married to Miles O'Brien?? LOL every time they are on the box my husband asks me, he's like a parrot and keeps repeating it...anyone know? Tks
My wife has been wondering the same thing!
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There is a lady in one of our client's databases called Gay Guy.

My wife has an uncle called Rusty and his brother is Randy. Some names you'll only find in the US.
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Originally Posted by Haldaman
Remembered it - Nancy Grace. Yuck!

my husband can't stand poor Nancy Grace, but I tell you what I'd like her in my corner in a trial situation...go for it Nancy...lol
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I work with a girl called Candi Ferrari.

I met a guy called Richard Weiner but everyone called him Dickie, my babysitters (in no order) are named Spirit, Melody and Sondra.

I work with another girl called Bailey who is the sweetest thing, my neighbors dog is called bailey too!

I love the fact names like Bailey and Spirit are not weird, I think its great (I just dont have the balls to call my daughter Spirit, just in case we move home - try saying it in a Lancashire accent and you will understand why)

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my husband can't stand poor Nancy Grace, but I tell you what I'd like her in my corner in a trial situation...go for it Nancy...lol
Someone at my school was called Richard Edward.

Shorten it !
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