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Remarkable Names of Real People Hardcover – April 6, 1981

4.3 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

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Product Details

  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing (April 6, 1981)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0517543036
  • ISBN-13: 978-0517543030
  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,127,020 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
This book is short, but funny. It outlines some of the most quirky names ever held. Some of these include T. Hee or Newton Hewton. A classic if you are a somewhat obscure person. I loved it.
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Format: Hardcover
My mom bought this for us when we were kids. We laughed til we cried & I *still* fondly remember many of the goofy *real* names of people in it -- Superporn Poopatana, Private Parts, Private Baby Cherry, Oliver Boliver Butt and countless others. Some are definitely off-colour, but most are tame.

A classic, funny little gem.
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Funny names were a part of family humor when we grew up, and the book was in our bookshelves. When I purchased it again it was of course smaller (and had fewer names) then I remembered, but it is still a very good and funny little book that I often will just have a look at for the sake of getting a quick laugh
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Format: Hardcover
Remarkable names of Real People is what it says: John Train, a New York-based investment counselor who travelled the globe. When away, he went to the phone book and found real names like Positive Wassermann Johnson, Suparporn Poopattana and T. Hee.

Norman Cousins discovered that crazy movies will help you heal faster after surgery. This book is in the same category. If you want to laugh, read Remaarkable Names of Real People. It's out of print so thank goodness Amazon sells used books for only, here's a grin, a penny.

Don Manges
Pittsburgh
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