Real People With Amusing Names

Discussion in 'Taylor's Tittle-Tattle - General Banter' started by reg_varney, Jun 13, 2021.

  1. Guy

    Guy Squad Player

    Went skiing with a big group of lads.... Only girl with us... Miss Horney
     
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  2. Maninblack

    Maninblack Reservist

    People contacting the new right wing GB News channel giving their names as Mike Hunt and Mike Oxlong! :D
     
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  3. hornmeister

    hornmeister Club Legend

    My father's lawyer was called
    Geoff De'ath (pronounced dee athh, not death)

    Probably specialized in will writing.
     
  4. Malteser2

    Malteser2 Reservist

    Turning this topic on its head slightly, the quite awful GB News today read out viewer e-mails from, among others, Tess Tegal and Clee Torez lol
     
  5. wimbornet

    wimbornet Reservist

    Megan Bacon.
     
  6. hornmeister

    hornmeister Club Legend

    The trolling with names has been amusing. There's a story a read somewhere with a huge list.
    I was intrigued so switched over to it yesterday. Managed about 10 mins before I had to switch it off. It's a shame because Neil was one of the few decent political presenters.

    Back on track.

    I know someone who's surname is Falconer. I suggested they call their daughter Millennium, or Millie for short. Didn't go down well.
     
  7. ST1968

    ST1968 First Year Pro

    A good few years ago I dated Lou Pipe.

    When she set her own company up she used he mum's maiden name. Cant think why.
     
  8. Knight GT

    Knight GT Predictor extraordinaire 2013/14

    Dis she open up a plumbing company?
     
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  9. Heidar

    Heidar Reservist

    Chris Peacock
     
  10. Lloyd

    Lloyd Squad Player

    I once knew a Native American chap who had a very unusual name. When I asked him how he got it, he explained that in his tribe boys are always named after the first thing that the father sees after he leaves the wigwam for the first time after the birth. For example, his own father was called Running Horse because his old man had seen a horse running past when left the tent, while his Grandfather was named Grey Cloud because his Pa had looked up... etc etc. "So," he said rather wearily, "that's why I'm called Two Dogs F**ing"
     
  11. inayellowshirt

    inayellowshirt From the other place

    I once knew a guy called Gordon Bennett.

    We also had the following names in the US office.

    Randy Star
    Stormy Winters
     
  12. Bombhead64

    Bombhead64 Academy Graduate

    Lucky he wasn't called Richard Cheese.
     
  13. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss First Team

    That is so old you must have needed to blow the dust off it after you got it out the attic .
     
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  14. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    I know a Dr De'ath. Perfectly serious.
     
  15. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    And a Urological Surgeon called Mr Ball, first name Richard. Again absolutely true
     
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  16. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

  17. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

  18. cyaninternetdog

    cyaninternetdog Forum Hippie

    There was a kid at school called Richard Head, thats all I have.
     
  19. Ybotcoombes

    Ybotcoombes Justworkedouthowtochange

    I met a Kevin De’ath , always thought it was a superb name, also met Jesus Alfonso
     
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  20. reg_varney

    reg_varney Reservist

    Recently, at work, there has been e-mails involving: Dr ThankGod Ebenezer.
    Corking name.
     
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  21. reg_varney

    reg_varney Reservist

    Or it came from a miniature book free gift in an ancient packet of Coco Krispies (Sweep's Favourite).
     
  22. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    I was at university with William Richard John C ock.
     
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  23. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

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    Saw something written by him, assumed it was a joke but nope. Mr. W.Ankers.
     
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  24. Smudger

    Smudger Messi's Mad Coach Staff Member

  25. AndrewH63

    AndrewH63 Reservist

    My dad had three subordinates who shared an office. He was a stickler for protocol, and ensured their nameplates were in strict surname alphabetical order; Messrs - Kiss, Darling and Mycock
     
  26. reg_varney

    reg_varney Reservist

    Rainer Pepperkok has sent me a work related e-mail. Is it spicy or just misshapen I wonder?
     
  27. Robert Peel

    Robert Peel Reservist

    I had meetings this week with Helmut Fritz and Thomas Bouwels.
     
  28. K9 Hornet

    K9 Hornet Border Collie Dog

    My favourite footballer name of all time - Christ Bongo. Played for Hannover amongst others.
     
  29. MarlonsCellMate

    MarlonsCellMate Reservist

    There’s a Richard k u n t z at my company.
    And I get professional body emails from an Anne Franke
     
  30. Luther Bassett

    Luther Bassett Reservist

    The head honcho (or maybe that should be top banana) at the Royal Horticultural Society at Wisley is a Mr. Keith Weed.

    Or should this be in the Nominative Determinism thread?
     
  31. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Its making less grammar mistake's thats important

    I would have preferred him to be a urologist.
     
  32. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    Reading used to have a keeper called Steve De'ath. Not being a Reading fan, he was dead to me.
     
  33. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Its making less grammar mistake's thats important

    De’Ath is a relatively common surname, but the Reading keeper was actually Steve Death. Sadly, he did die at a very young age.
     
  34. Luther Bassett

    Luther Bassett Reservist

    Death, sans apostrophe, was a middle name of Lord Peter Wimsey. He uses it as part of an alias in ‘Murder Must Advertise’.
    I’m in @IBlameBassett territory here.
     
  35. Issac Success.
    Genuinely the name of an utter failure of a footballer.
     
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