13 Oct 2011 – Interesting Names
She is Irmo’s Council Woman and running for mayor. With a family/last name like Condom, one would think that a change will not harm in this case! Wonder if her name came before the product?? But then with a name like that, people will certainly remember 🙂
In Norway there are laws against certain names and if you have not named you baby by 6 months after birth, the state will name the baby!
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet – Shakespeare
What an interesting place to be and where else in the world can you find an Orka Man, a restaurant with the name of Lizard’s Thicket with no lizards and perhaps they may even have a mayor name Condom 🙂 🙂
Significance of Names and these are funny 🙂 🙂 🙂
Since history began, the Chinese always believed in the significance of one’s name. They have developed a comprehensive system of naming one’s children as it is believed that the name of a person strongly influences one’s destiny and fate. Astrologers, fortune-tellers, academics and monks are consulted when choosing a name for the new born. The other cultures, however do not really believe in it and tend to brush it off as superstition.
Whether you believe it or not, however, the other cultures are not spared of this correlation.
Eg, the Chinese surname LEE (or LI) is associated with power and success such as Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Teng Hui (former Taiwan President), Li Peng ( China ‘s ex PM), Li Ka Shing (HK tycoon) and LEE Iacocca – once Chrysler’s chief, and Lee Van Cliff, the actor.
One very good example is Lee Iacocca, whose last name IACOCCA stands for:
Look at the following familiar examples:
MAHATHIR ( Malaysia ‘s PM):
SUHARTO (Ex president of Indonesia) :
BUSH (American Ex-President) :
However, no one can beat this latest casualty in bad naming :