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Herman Munster’s Identity Stolen
Posted: 21 June 2007 11:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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I was processing a medical claim once, and the patient’s name was Morticia (she was born in the 60s about the time the show aired).  I can’t believe somebody didn’t bother to tell her parents the root meaning of the name.

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Posted: 22 June 2007 12:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Charybdis - 21 June 2007 07:17 PM

When creating databases with customer names the Munsters are always on the list.  The one time I set something up for addresses I used their address as well since it was the only fictional one I could remember.  How oddly coincidental.

I suspect it isn’t coincidental.  After reading that other people use it as sort of “lorem ipsum” text in working with forms and databases, I think someone probably phished it from just such a sample.

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Posted: 22 June 2007 12:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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Accipiter - 21 June 2007 07:19 PM

I’ve used the address, too, when filling in forms sometimes.  I suppose it’s probably one of the most famous and most-used fictional addresses around.

OK—trivia question: without googling it, can you name the municipality where 1313 Mockingbird Lane was located?


I can’t. . . .but I think it was Something Heights.

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Posted: 22 June 2007 06:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Is this what you would call a munstrious crime?

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