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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:56 am

I had a student (and this name is not sad) named Thomas Reynolds Lastname the Eighth (VIII)....Hope he keeps the name going.


If he doesn't, he will be the last of the Lastnames.

I had a student from Indonesia whose name was Djan Meow Liong. At the first of each semester, I called the roll by last name and ask the students to tell me what they wanted to be called (thus avoiding some embarrassing revelations).

When I said "Liong," he said, "I go by my first name."

"And how do you pronounce it?" I asked.

He said, "John."

Not knowing how the name was spelled, the rest of the class laughed.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:29 pm

His name was not "Lastname", I just put that in for
privacy purposes. Just thought I'd let you know.
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:39 pm

I thought that was an odd name, sir.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:44 pm

I always thought "Fuchs" was an odd one too.
We have a manufacturing company with that moniker
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:19 pm

Speaking of off names, there is a Fellows Odd listed in the Rochester, NY, phone book.
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:20 pm

And a Job Odd on Pottstown, PA.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:33 pm

Tattoo shop here:

Grinn and Barrett.
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:51 pm

Blue Eye Jones was in the phone book here when I was a teenager.
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:09 pm

Elmer Muckenfuss lives near Columbia, SC. A very common name in that area.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:44 pm

Are you that bored that you have to read
phone books for entertainment?
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:46 pm

Are you that bored that you have to read phone books for entertainment?


I'm studying for the bore exam.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:02 pm

And the Holly?

What is the degree in boredom???
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Postby saparris » Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:11 pm

What is the degree in boredom???


E.D. (ennui doctor)
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Wed Apr 21, 2010 11:34 am

Like JD is Doctor of Laws, most of whom should be
sued for malpractice.
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Postby misterdoe » Sun May 09, 2010 10:00 pm

LukeJavan8 wrote:I always thought "Fuchs" was an odd one too.
We have a manufacturing company with that moniker
here.


Since someone mentioned rappers: There was a producer/record company owner in the 80s and 90s named Aaron Fuchs. Apparently he got tired of comments, because towards the end of his company's run his named appeared in credits as "Fox."
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