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Wait until this girl's name shows up in a box score

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MTM, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. UPChip

    UPChip Well-Known Member

    Looks like somebody has been breathing through his eyelids.
  2. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    Is the younger sibling named Seveneightnine?

    Side note, I told my 6-yr-old the joke: "Why is 6 afraid of 7?" And it became a 10-minute conversation, including him trying to come up with different versions of said joke (all terrible, like "What is 8+8?" ... "88!" and "Why is 2 afraid of 1? Because 1 ate buns.")
  3. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    When I was working medical, I walked up to the waiting room to call the next patient. I look down and see "AmaRica Jones". I stumbled trying to figure out how to say it, and this black lady says "That's pronounced America". It was her daughter's name.
  4. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    (stealing from a FB comment) The mother should sue for $12,345.
    qtlaw, sgreenwell, expendable and 4 others like this.
  5. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    There is currently an athlete on the women's basketball team at the juco I cover named JonN'a. Not a mistype, that's a capital N. And it's still miles better than Abcde.

    The PA guy for the college says the coach told him it's pronounced "John-na." But looking at it would make me think the capital N serves the same function as an accent mark and then the apostrophe is meant to make sure you say "jon-NAY" instead of "jon-NUH."

    I miss simpler times like having to ask people which one of the 30-plus variations of the spelling for the sound that the name Carrie/Kerry/Karee makes someone gave their daughter.
  6. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    V'Gina Rivers
  7. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Because of my time in sports, I made damn sure we used common spellings for our daughters' names.
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  8. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    When my niece went out for cross country in high school, I thanked my brother for that on behalf of the entire industry.
  9. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Mike Hunt.
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  10. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Is this the woman's only child? If not, it should be.
    Vombatus likes this.
  11. fossywriter8

    fossywriter8 Well-Known Member

    That's her middle name.
  12. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    The Brevard County District Attorney's name during my time in Melbourne was Mike Hunt. I made sure we called him "Michael Hunt" on every broadcast.
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