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Old 06-03-2008, 22:58   #1
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Sailor's Names

They just had a little item on the local radio about names of people and how they related to their occupation. Some of them were navy sailors (seamen) the names were:

Seaman Siemen
Seaman Staines

There was also a plumber called Dwayne Pipe. They swore these were all real.

Anyone have any others?
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Old 06-03-2008, 23:03   #2
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One of my daughters teachers is called Kathy Teacher.
Got a logging customer who's called Peter Forest.
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Old 07-03-2008, 06:00   #4
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Know a dentist named Dr Paine.
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I used to have a dentist names Dr Smiley.
When I was a sailmaker, we had a customer named Harry Sak -don't want to know what he does!
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Old 07-03-2008, 08:05   #7
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A bit off point, but for you Seinfeld fans (both of you) there was an episode that Ross came up with a fake name for someone that sounded so phony, I never would have believed it to be real. That name was Vicrahm. I saw that episode a week or so ago, and the next day I had a customer with that exact name.
I did have a loan officer at a bank one time with the last name Bonebreak.
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Had a distant cousin called George Lamb who was a sheep farmer, who met and lived will a lady called Phyllis Wolf. Their telephone was all "4's". They had enormous difficulty getting supplies and services as everyone thought they were playing with them.

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When I was stationed in Hawaii my squad leaders last name was Sergeant... Sgt. Sergeant .
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There was an army general whose last name was "General." So he was called General General (I guess that is the technical name of a 4 star general, but he was only a 1 star).
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For the old Dolphin fans, I always liked the football player, Jim Kick. He was not however a kicker.

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If Claudia Schiffer married a guy whose last name was brains could she legally be called Claudia Schiffer-Brains?
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In the army, I ran across:
Major Minor
Private Matters
Captain Courage
Sergeant-Major Major

really........

But the best name I have ever encountered in real life comes from a young man from back home in Wyoming, quite the ballplayer, John Wayne Comesrunningbuck. He had a lot to live up to.
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I bought a boat from a Major Short... an Air Force pilot that was not what you would call tall... come to think of it... the boat also had a few electrical anomalies!!!

Sitll I loved that boat!! C26
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