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22nd Aug '16 7:45:22 PM MikeK
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* The band Geggy Tah, kind of: They ''intended'' it to mean nothing, but while on tour in Scotland, they found out that they had accidentally picked a name that means "mouth thanks" (or "shut up, thanks"). "Geggy" and "Tah" were actually childhood nicknames of main members Greg Kurstin and Tommy Jordan, since both had younger sisters who had trouble pronouncing their names when they were young.

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* The band Geggy Tah, kind of: They ''intended'' it to mean nothing, but while on tour in Scotland, they found came to find out that they had accidentally picked a name that means "mouth thanks" (or "shut up, thanks").thanks") in Scottish. "Geggy" and "Tah" were actually childhood nicknames of main members Greg Kurstin and Tommy Jordan, since both had younger sisters who had trouble pronouncing their names when they were young.
31st Jul '16 7:27:58 AM jormis29
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* ''Symbiopsychotaxiplasm''.

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* ''Symbiopsychotaxiplasm''.''Film/SymbiopsychotaxiplasmTakeOne''.
17th Jul '16 10:27:20 PM PolarManne
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* There was a children's clothing store in Japan named Starvations, a combination of "star" and "innovations". They changed their name to [[http://www.starvations.jp Babydoll]] after they were informed [[UnfortunateImplications what their name meant in English]].
10th Jul '16 5:00:50 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ChalkZone'', they have only 2 winter holidays combining Ramadan (which isn't actually always in winter), Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Christmas: Chrishanukkamas and Ramakwanzadan.

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* In ''ChalkZone'', ''WesternAnimation/ChalkZone'', they have only 2 winter holidays combining Ramadan (which isn't actually always in winter), Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Christmas: Chrishanukkamas and Ramakwanzadan.
2nd Jul '16 12:23:45 PM nombretomado
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** ''{{Bionicle}}'' is a fusion of "biological" and "chronicle".

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** ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' is a fusion of "biological" and "chronicle".
10th Jun '16 12:26:46 AM gewunomox
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** {{Autechre}}, a band that fits this trope itself, has tens of songs like this. "Pir," "Altibizz," "[=PlyPhon=]," and "Ccec" are just a few [[http://autechre.wetpaint.com/ of many]].

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** {{Autechre}}, Music/{{Autechre}}, a band that fits this trope itself, has tens of songs like this. "Pir," "Altibizz," "[=PlyPhon=]," and "Ccec" are just a few [[http://autechre.wetpaint.com/ of many]].
9th Jun '16 8:31:25 PM Rupa
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* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'', pronounced 'fooly cooly'.
17th May '16 12:11:41 PM igordebraga
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* The "Jackson 5ive" did this with a distinctive logo that appeared on some of their albums, and on other promotional materials (and on [[CelebrityToon the TV show]]). However, it was otherwise spelled normally as "JacksonFive" or "Jackson 5".

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* The "Jackson 5ive" [[Letters2Numbers 5ive]]" did this with a distinctive logo that appeared on some of their albums, and on other promotional materials (and on [[CelebrityToon the TV show]]). However, it was otherwise spelled normally as "JacksonFive" or "Jackson 5".



* The band Jamiroquai got their name from combining the word "jam" with a more phonetic spelling of the Native American tribe Iroquois.

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* The band Jamiroquai Music/{{Jamiroquai}} got their name from combining the word "jam" with a more phonetic spelling of the Native American tribe Iroquois.



* Phil Collins' ''Sussudio''. He just like the way it sounded, but retconned it into a girl's name.

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* Phil Collins' ''Sussudio''.Music/PhilCollins' "Sussudio". He just like the way it sounded, but retconned it into a girl's name.




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* Music/TheRollingStones' "Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)". Presumably the {{Scatting}} was done to make the song stand out from all the others named "Heartbreaker".



* Sony just hashed together a name that would be easy for all their potential customers around the world to pronounce.

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* Sony {{Sony}} just hashed together a name that would be easy for all their potential customers around the world to pronounce.pronounce. The creators claim they derived it from "sonny", as the Japanese were using that GratuitousEnglish word a lot.
26th Apr '16 4:17:47 AM aye_amber
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* The song titles on SkinnyPuppy's ''The Greater Wrong of the Right'' and ''Mythmaker'' albums.

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* The song titles on SkinnyPuppy's Music/SkinnyPuppy's ''The Greater Wrong of the Right'' and ''Mythmaker'' albums.
18th Apr '16 12:07:31 AM aye_amber
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* "Thela Hun Ginjeet" by KingCrimson. (It's an anagram of "heat in the jungle".)

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* "Thela Hun Ginjeet" by KingCrimson.Music/KingCrimson. (It's an anagram of "heat in the jungle".)
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