History ADogNamedDog / RealLife

3rd May '16 1:31:55 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* A survey back in the Nineties determined that the most common cat name in Britain was "Sooty," the most common in Canada was "Pasha," and the most common in the U.S. was "Kitty." This little factoid was used in AdBumpers during Canadian [[SaturdayMorningCartoon Saturday Morning Cartoons]] around the year 2000.
* The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly worse than MagillaGorilla.

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* A survey back in the Nineties determined that the most common cat name in Britain was "Sooty," the most common in Canada was "Pasha," and the most common in the U.S. was "Kitty." This little factoid fact was used in AdBumpers during Canadian [[SaturdayMorningCartoon Saturday Morning Cartoons]] around the year 2000.
* The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly worse than MagillaGorilla.
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3rd May '16 1:31:30 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* Sometimes the owner gets creative with this trope - Their dog is, indeed, named "Dog", but they pronounce each letter individually in a way that makes it sound like a decent name (imagine "Diogi").
28th Apr '16 2:16:09 AM Dimas28
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* Adam is the Hebrew word for "man". Similarly, Andrew is derived from the ancient Greek word for "man."

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* Adam is the Hebrew word for "man". Similarly, Andrew "man" in the collective sense. Meanwhile, "Andrew" is derived from the ancient an Ancient Greek word for "man."("andros") that means "man" in the gender sense (in contrast to woman, which is "gynos"), so [[NonIndicativeName naming your daughters with it or its derivations actually means recognizing them as males]].
22nd Mar '16 6:41:02 AM Funkasaurus
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** A more oblique example: in African-American communities Nene (and [[MyNaymeIs variant spellings thereof]]) is a popular girl's name, derived from West African ''nyene'' meaning "girl" or "young woman."
2nd Mar '16 1:39:34 PM Papayaman1000
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*Sometimes the owner gets creative with this trope - Their dog is, indeed, named "Dog", but they pronounce each letter individually in a way that makes it sound like a decent name (imagine "Diogi").
17th May '15 12:49:26 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly worse than MagillaGorilla.

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* The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly worse than MagillaGorilla.
31st Mar '15 8:57:59 AM Nailbudday
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The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly better than MagillaGorilla.

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The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly better worse than MagillaGorilla.
31st Mar '15 8:57:26 AM Nailbudday
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* There was also a shopping mall called ''The Mall'' in Kuala Lumpur, UsefulNotes/{{Malaysia}}. It has since changed it's name to ''Putra Place'' when a new management took over tho.

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* There was also a shopping mall called ''The Mall'' in Kuala Lumpur, UsefulNotes/{{Malaysia}}. It has since changed it's name to ''Putra Place'' when a new management took over tho.though.


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The scientific name for a western lowlands gorilla? ''Gorilla gorilla gorilla.'' Only slightly better than MagillaGorilla.
20th Nov '14 8:47:45 AM RAMChYLD
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* A survey back in the Nineties determined that the most common cat name in Britain was "Sooty," the most common in Canada was "Pasha," and the most common in the U.S. was "Kitty." This little factoid was used in AdBumpers during Canadian [[SaturdayMorningCartoon Saturday Morning Cartoons]] around the year 2000.
19th Nov '14 10:39:18 PM RAMChYLD
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* There was also a shopping mall called ''The Mall'' in Kuala Lumpur, UsefulNotes/Malaysia. It has since changed it's name to ''Putra Place'' when a new management took over tho.

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* There was also a shopping mall called ''The Mall'' in Kuala Lumpur, UsefulNotes/Malaysia.UsefulNotes/{{Malaysia}}. It has since changed it's name to ''Putra Place'' when a new management took over tho.
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