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Unfortunate Last Names
I've always thought my last name was pretty bad. And I mean that in the literal sense. 'Boese' means 'bad' (or angry) in German. But its meaning wouldn't matter much if only English-speaking people could pronounce it (it's 'burr-za', as if it had an 'r' in it... not 'boose'). But I shouldn't feel too sorry for myself, because this guy in Brazil, Mr. Reinhardt Adolfo Fuck, has me beat hands down. As far as I can tell, that really is his name. He must get endless jokes about it.
Posted by The Curator on Thu May 20, 2004

There was a girl that I'm good friends with and her name was Lyna Man. there are other people who knew her would make fun of her last name, because her last name was Man! So her uncle would always say to her,"Ha ha ha, Lyna, you are a man!"
There was a classmate I knew since 7th grade and his name was Noah Gutzwiler (pronounced as, Goots-wiler)! He hated his last name, so he would go around and call all of the other girls that he knew by their last names! Well, he doesn't realize and know this, but acutally, "goot" and "ca-beh-goot" are the Cambodian word for butt! So I told my older sister about him hand she said that his last name, Gutzwiler sounds like the words, butt swell up! I got so mad at him back then when he would call me by my last name without saying miss/ms. that I acually did start calling him Gutzwiler and I did it long enough that it acutally did get him to stop and to get him to start calling me by my first name only!

I really find it really hard to belive that Gutzwiler was acually his real last name now that I think about this nowadays!:D
Posted by Krystaline  in  Washington  on  Tue Feb 19, 2013  at  09:20 PM
There's a girl in the year below me in high school called Rachel Blower, her name matches her personality
Posted by Bethany Forde  in  Wolverhampton  on  Sat Jun 22, 2013  at  10:18 AM
I love these! Here are some of my favorites:
I'm sorry if I misspell some of the names, but its the pronounciation that really matters.

Back around 2001, there was a US spy plane that went down in China and there was a lot of news coverage about it at the time. It happened because 2 Chinese fighter jets flew up to it to escort it to the ground. One of the pilots turned wrong and collided with the spy plane, damaging it. The Chinese pilot's name was Wong Wei (Wong way!)

Congressman Anthony Weiner got it trouble for sending people pictures of his... Yeah you know...

During the 2012 Olympics, a Chinese swimmer won gold after disgracing the other swimmers with her speed. She did so well they investigated her for doping. Her name was Yeshiwan (pronounced "Yay! She won!")
Posted by Dan Greene  in  Greeneville Tn  on  Sat Jul 13, 2013  at  01:58 PM
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