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    Default Spinoff: Great names you can't forget

    On the other thread, I noted my admiration for Munchie LeGeaux and Silverberry Mouhon

    What names have struck you?

    Just a few more:

    Broderick Bunkley
    Dwight K. Schrute
    Atticus Finch
    Rita Cappomaggi-actually, all the names from Moonstruck



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    Some more intriguing names, thanks to the parents of the NFL combine participants on right now while I cook and clean:

    Barkevious Mingo - excellent!
    Cornelius Carradine
    Knile Davis
    Stansly Maponga



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    Freek Posthumus
    Noel Cohen
    Dr. Christine Suess - how could you not become a doctor with that last name?
    Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit amphetamines.



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    Quote Originally Posted by lovey1121 View Post

    Barkevious Mingo - excellent!
    Geaux Tigers!!!! He was my favorite player because he is tenacious and has one of the greatest names ever! He goes by Kiki. Someday I'm going to have a dog named after him. I tried to get DH to use Barkevoius as a middle name for DS. He thought I was joking...I mostly was....sort of. You know you're a die hard fan when....
    the "I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday" clique



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    Quote Originally Posted by sparky6 View Post
    Geaux Tigers!!!! He was my favorite player because he is tenacious and has one of the greatest names ever! He goes by Kiki. Someday I'm going to have a dog named after him. I tried to get DH to use Barkevoius as a middle name for DS. He thought I was joking...I mostly was....sort of. You know you're a die hard fan when....
    Most excellent! Mr. L and I have called one of our dogs (the yappy one) Barkevious so often that he recognizes it as yet another name to humor us with



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    One of my current favorites is a guy who plays on St. Johns University's b-ball team:
    God's Gift Achiuwa
    He has a brother named God's Will


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    Lucius Bernard.

    This was a ripped and hot asian guy I knew in college. "L.B." was also a nice guy. I think he had a brother with Tobias in his double and baroque name. I thought it was cool and unexpected that their daddy (and it was the dad) gave his sons these elaborate and elegant names.
    The armchair saddler
    Politically Pro-Cat



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    I went to grade school with an Alexandra St. John and greatly envied her.
    "I'm not always sarcastic. Sometimes I'm asleep."
    - Harry Dresden

    Horse Isle 2: Legend of the Esrohs LifeCycle Breeding and competition MMORPG



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    Did he pronounce Lucius Lu-shus or Lu-see-us? The latter screams Donald Sutherland to me.



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    Two of my all-time favorite names (just because they sounded so amazing when the BBC announcers rolled their names out, not to name a kid or pet):

    Ibrahim Babangada (per the BBC, his first name was pronounced Eebrrrrraheeeem.)

    And...

    Emerson Fittipaldi
    They don't call me frugal for nothing.
    Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.


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    Rabindranath Tagore. A poem in itself.



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    Ellsworth Ingraham. An older gentleman, complete with fantastic, old-school script cursive handwriting.
    What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what
    lies with in us. - Emerson


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    Quote Originally Posted by lovey1121 View Post
    Did he pronounce Lucius Lu-shus or Lu-see-us? The latter screams Donald Sutherland to me.
    The first way. Lu-shus.

    How do y'all say the Barkevious name?
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    I believe the accepted pronunciation is Bar-KEE-vious, though being an LSU Tiger perhaps Bar-KAY-vious might be heard around the French Quarter, cher.

    The possibility exists whereby Barkevious Mingo, Munchie LeGeaux, and Silverberry Mouhon could all be on the same NFL team - how delicious!



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    Quote Originally Posted by lovey1121 View Post
    Rabindranath Tagore. A poem in itself.

    Ooooh. I love it. How is the last name pronounced? Ta-gor or ta go ray?
    They don't call me frugal for nothing.
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    Well, my names gave me more of a giggle at the time, but they were definatly memorable.

    First, Seymore Wiener. Why in anyone's name would you name your child Seymore if his last name is Wiener?????

    Second, and I kid you not, was Magnolia Thunderpussy. I only talked to her on the phone, but the visual imagry that name calls is entertaining....


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    One of my kids was named Quoc. I loved him, and I loved that name. He was very smart and quiet, but sneaky goofy. I'd call "Quoc!" when I caught him.



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    My daughter's roommate in college was Heidi Mycock and she had a brother named Nick.



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    USMC Sgt Stealth Hunter Darkhorse

    That's pretty damned epic.
    You jump in the saddle,
    Hold onto the bridle!
    Jump in the line!
    ...Belefonte


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    Quote Originally Posted by frugalannie View Post
    Ooooh. I love it. How is the last name pronounced? Ta-gor or ta go ray?
    Rabindranath Ta-GORE, according to my Mom, anyway. My mother, a true Auntie Mame-ish eccentric, would latch onto a name, and this was a longtime chart-topper, and she would find a way to place it in her conversation a dozen times a day. "Mom, what's for dinner?". "Go ask Rabindranath Tagore". "Let Rabindranath pick you up from the barn".



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