Thank you for Misnombres and Ironic Names


Grapenuts, coconuts, peanuts, not nuts—nothin’ to do with nuts.

“Ham” burgers?

India ink…made in China

Chinese checkers, invented in Germany

Christian Scientist?

 

Then there’s the…

chihuahua named Bernard 

archeologist, Barrie

cat named Tweety 

swimming champion, Wade 

animal rights activist named Hunter

little person named Max

comedian, Witney 

preacher named Sinbad

attorney named Miranda

geologist named Crystal

monkey named Genesis

 

Work with me here. 

I think I’m goin’ nutty as a grape.

 

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~ by leakelley on January 25, 2008.

2 Responses to “Thank you for Misnombres and Ironic Names”

  1. or Celebrity Paris Hilton 🙂

  2. You’re a fuckin’ genius, LJK. Do you mind if I call you a Fuckin’ Genius, without it having anything to do with the Kama Sutra?

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