Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Farm Fresh: Aptly Named


I once went to a dentist with the surname Peck. And I recall seeing a nurse named Oaui (pronounced oweee!).

Then there was the undertaker, B. Stiff, and the cardiologist, Dr. Hart, and the exterminator, Ed Bugg.

These names are call aptonyms ("aptly named") by people who get a kick out of such things, like English teachers and writers of dictionaries and bored postal clerks.

Continued at... Aptly Named

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