A "rookie" taxi driver, who pulled up in the centre of Bradford last night at 11.30 and shouted, "Is there an Abu here?" has been suspended after 2,000 Abus were taken to Bradford Hospital A&E unit with crush injuries.
First names, tradition...
Tyrone Biggs of Trenton, NJ claims he's the only white guy in the country named "Tyrone".
"I'm the only one," said Biggs, a thirty-eight year old husband and father of two young girls. "People who learn my name before they meet me in person are pr...
A baby naming business born in Boulder, Colorado, in January is doing remarkably well. What started as an expectant father searching for the perfect name, owner Michael Scholes says he is now creating hundreds of names a month for other people.
Due to protests from native Americans, the name of the Washington Redskins will be changed to the "The Fighting Whities," in spite of the fact that the majority of players are black. There has been no organized protest among the black players.
HOUSTON - Word coming out of The Johnson Space Center is that there are rumblings within NASA regarding the name of the Milky Way.
NASA spokesman Trent Timmelfarb let the space center news media know that there are some upper echelon officials wit...
PYONGYANG, North Korea - An insider who is employed at Kim Jong Un's Presidential Palace in Pyongyang has said that he knows Kim Jong Un's real name.
The insider spoke on grounds of 100 percent anonymity saying that the leader of North Korea was b...
After reading a story about a woman in Ohio changing her name to Sexy, Maude Fuller of Kingsport, Tennessee has legally changed her name to Sextra Babe.
An attorney she hired says that there is nothing wrong in changing your name. "Most women do i...
Shirley Temple Black, who was the most popular child movie star of all time lifted a filmgoing nation's spirits during the Depression and then grew up to be a diplomat, has died. She was 85.
It was a complete shock that we all learned today that s...
CHICAGO - The Amalgamated Data Gathering Agency, recently conducted a national survey to determine the worst cat names in the United States.
ADGA Executive Director Bagby B. Buckleybox, who has four cats, stated that over 825,000 individuals participated in the nationwide poll.
Many of the participants submitted foreign cat names, but it was decided that these names would not be used since a...
It has come to the attention of the Editors that certain first names do not age well with their owners. Before you choose a name for your girl baby, ask yourself these two key questions:
1. If the baby girl becomes a judge someday, does the name sound appropriate - as in "Judge________________(fill in blank with name).
2. Think of the baby as eventually being an elderly woman. Does the...
Naming babies can be such great fun for parents, especially new parents. However, the editors have brainstormed some names you probably should think twice about before using:
3. Pepe Le Pew
These are just some of the names for Hometown, USA that we wish we had thought up:
1. Rancho Cucamonga, California
2. Bill, Wyoming
3. Unalaska, Alaska
4. Turkey Scratch, Arkansas
5. Willacoochee, Georgia
6. Dinwhiddle, Indiana
7. Possum Trot, Kentucky
8. Shongaloo, Louisiana
9. Suckerville, Maine
10. Peanut, California
11. Whynot, Mississippi
Vehicle names for new car models can make or break cars sales. Here are some names that never quite made it out of the boardroom.
1. Kia Cheeseweed
2. Mercury Maggot
3. Ford Fluffy
4. Dodge Ball
5. Volkswagon Vole
6. Lincoln Constipator
6. Kia Kale
7. Hyundai Hushpuppy
8. Ford Fart
9. Volkswagon Aardvark
10. Saturn Sloth
11. Pontiac Perspire
WEST HOLLYWOOD - Kim Kardashian has it all, fame, money, fancy cars, fancy friends, expensive fancy underwear, and a brand new fancy baby (North West).
But lately the most popular member of the Kardashian clan has been very depressed.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A spokesperson for the Iraqi government has said that Iraq will be changing the name of the capital within the next two months.
Jafsul Kiflar told the world news media assembled in Baghdad that Baghdad's new name will be Sand City.
Grandad, do you have problems remembering things?
I do. Names in particular. I have to make lists of all the nieces, grand nieces, nephews and grand nephews and learn them by heart.
You always get my name right.
Well, it's the same as your mother's and her mothers.
I get into trouble at school if I forget things.
Oh those awful maths things and the names in science. Real...
I write in the hope that you might sympathise with my plight. For none of mine aquaintance could be expected to proffer aught but brickbats, opprobrium or the cold shoulder.
You see, I have somehow acquired the reputation for being a bringer of ill-fortune.
"Get away!" they cry. "Why haunteth thou me thus?"
If I was a young man, I would have run away to sea long ago.
MACON, Georgia - Many residents of this central Georgia city located on the banks of the Ocmulgee River have expressed that they would favor the city's name being changed from Macon to Mandela.
One lifelong resident Grover P. Dazzle, 68, stated th...