Story archives - tag: "names"


All my mom's kids have two middle names, but one of mine comes from a woman whose son set the fire that killed her in her sleep.

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2011-06-06 08:04:05 / Rating: 671.5 /


For Christmas, my two year old son received two toy monster trucks which he promptly named Comfort and Joy.

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2009-02-09 14:15:57 / Rating: 693.5 /


After I spent weeks of searching the internet to find out what my name meant, my parents confessed that they read "Zofia" wrong.

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2007-06-21 10:00:34 / Rating: 369.25 /

Dave Walls

I vowed today not to laugh at someone's funny name while working, then I was introduced to a older woman named "Gay Usher".

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2006-07-17 17:50:32 / Rating: 816 /