People with extremely funny names

Frank81

Ad Honorem
Feb 2010
5,071
Canary Islands-Spain
#64
Juan de la Cosa, Spanish explorer that first identified the New World

In English, his name would be "John of the Thing"

Cabeza de Vaca, explorer of the US. Literally "Head of Cow"
 

macon

Ad Honorem
Aug 2015
4,047
Slovenia, EU
#65
The most amusing names appeared among Russians in the 1920s – 1930s.
For example:

- New female name Ninel as Lenin, read backwards

- two twin brothers were registered in the 1920s - Серп and Молот (Hammer and Sickle) - in honor of the Emblem of the Land of the Soviets

- the female name of Оюшминальда (Oyushminalda) - short for Отто Юльевич Шмидт на Льдине - Otto Yulievich Schmidt on Ice floe - in honor of the Russian polar traveler

- male name Vilorik - an abbreviation of the phrase Владимир Ильич Ленин Освободил Рабочих и Крестьян - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Liberated Workers and Peasants

etc.
There was a a name Dazdraperma- Da Zdravstvuyet Pervi May- Hooray for 1. May

Popular men name in fifties MELS- Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin.
 
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Futurist

Ad Honoris
May 2014
21,232
SoCal
#67
"I had a great friend in Rome named Biggus Dickus. You want to know what his wife's name was?"
"Nope."
"Her name was Incontinentia."
(Breaths a sigh of relief.)
"Incontinentia Buttocks."
(Laughs like crazy and uncontrollably for an extremely long time.)
 
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macon

Ad Honorem
Aug 2015
4,047
Slovenia, EU
#68
Do you know a joke when three Chinese guys came to USA? Their names were Chu, Bu and Fu. They were told that they can't be named so so their names were Americanized. Chu was renamed Chuck, Bu Buck and Fu immediately returned to China.
 
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Futurist

Ad Honoris
May 2014
21,232
SoCal
#69
Do you know a joke when three Chinese guys came to USA? Their names were Chu, Bu and Fu. They were told that they can't be named so so their names were Americanized. Chu was renamed Chuck, Bu Buck and Fu immediately returned to China.
Why not Fuller or Fulton for Fu?
 

macon

Ad Honorem
Aug 2015
4,047
Slovenia, EU
#70
"I had a great friend in Rome named Biggus Dickus. You want to know what his wife's name was?"
"Nope."
"Her name was Incontinentia."
(Breaths a sigh of relief.)
"Incontinentia Buttocks."
(Laughs like crazy and uncontrollably for an extremely long time.)
Oh, lol, Biggus Dickus. Croats have a comics character Dick Long, a stupid detective with only one good feature.
 
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