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28th Jan '16 2:12:31 AM Naram-Sin
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* Angel-of-Death type SerialKiller Richard Angelo.
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* Angel-of-Death type SerialKiller Richard Angelo.Angelo. * Jesse Pomeroy's first tortured victim? William Paine.
1st Jan '16 10:20:29 AM Naram-Sin
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* The last Aztec's emperor, Cuauhtemoc, who's name means "Falling Eagle". * Jimmy Hoffa had the middle name of Riddle. His disappearance is still a great mystery to this day.
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* The last Aztec's Aztec emperor, Cuauhtemoc, who's whose name means "Falling Eagle". ** The last Western Roman emperor, Romulus Augustus, bore the names of the founder and first ruler of Rome (Romulus) and its first emperor (Augustus). He was despectively called Romulus Augustulus - the diminutive form of Augustus - because he was 14 when proclaimed, and his reign was likewise brief and non-remarkable (about 10 months). * Jimmy Hoffa had the middle name of Riddle. His disappearance is still a great mystery to this day.day. * Angel-of-Death type SerialKiller Richard Angelo.
15th Nov '15 3:41:41 PM FF32
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** And his personal exploits have [[ReverseFunnyAneurysm given new meaning to both names.]]
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** And his personal exploits have [[ReverseFunnyAneurysm [[HilariousInHindsight given new meaning to both names.]]
13th Nov '15 12:31:38 PM Hugpocalypse
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* The last Aztec's emperor, Cuauhtemoc, who's name means "Falling Eagle".
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* The last Aztec's emperor, Cuauhtemoc, who's name means "Falling Eagle".Eagle". * Jimmy Hoffa had the middle name of Riddle. His disappearance is still a great mystery to this day.
11th Nov '15 8:23:51 AM matruz
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* You don't get in the news after being arrested for indecency unless you are famous... or your name is [[http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/cold-lake-resident-richard-butt-charged-with-indecent-acts Dick Butt]].
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* You don't get in the news after being arrested for indecency unless you are famous... or your name is [[http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/cold-lake-resident-richard-butt-charged-with-indecent-acts Dick Butt]].Butt]]. * The last Aztec's emperor, Cuauhtemoc, who's name means "Falling Eagle".
6th Nov '15 1:25:44 PM Naram-Sin
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1) This is not the place to discuss poker games 2) It works in more languages than German (in Spanish, the one in which the examples are, for example)
** Yeah, but in euchre, jack (called a [[Series/TwentyFour Bower]]) trumps queen.

* Inverted by Colombian soprano [[http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmi%C3%B1a_Gallo Carmiña Gallo]] (''gallo'' means rooster in Spanish).
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* Inverted by Colombian soprano [[http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmi%C3%B1a_Gallo Carmiña Gallo]] (''gallo'' means both rooster and squawk in Spanish).

* Agustín Luengo (1849-1875), the "Extremaduran Giant". At 2'35 meters tall, the tallest Spaniard recorded. Luengo is Old Spanish for "Long".
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* Agustín Luengo (1849-1875), the "Extremaduran Giant". At 2'35 Over 2'30 meters tall, one of the tallest Spaniard Spaniards recorded. Luengo is Old Spanish for "Long".

* While we're at towers (sorry, it works only in German where the chess figure is called Turm, tower - rook is essentially a chariot) we have the Grandmaster Eugenio Torre. Even more apt is Leonard Torres who constructed the first chess automaton - who only could play king+rook against king.
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* While we're at towers (sorry, (though it works only doesn't work in German English, where the chess figure is called Turm, tower - rook figurine is essentially a chariot) we have the named rook) there are also Filipino Chess Grandmaster Eugenio Torre. Even more apt is Leonard Torre and Spanish inventor Leonardo Torres y Quevedo, who constructed built the first chess automaton - who only (that could only play king+rook against king.king).

* Alexander Bitman, Russian (chess) programmer.
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* Alexander Bitman, Russian (chess) programmer.programmer. * You don't get in the news after being arrested for indecency unless you are famous... or your name is [[http://edmontonjournal.com/news/crime/cold-lake-resident-richard-butt-charged-with-indecent-acts Dick Butt]].
4th Nov '15 5:03:44 AM shokoshu
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in modern anglophone cultures, names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense (Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in modern anglophone cultures, names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense (Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.them. * Alexander Bitman, Russian (chess) programmer.
4th Nov '15 2:56:02 AM Mysterics
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in modern anglophone cultures names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense (Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in modern anglophone cultures cultures, names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense (Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
4th Nov '15 2:54:50 AM Mysterics
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in Anglophone cultures names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense(Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
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* In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in Anglophone modern anglophone cultures names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense(Ie, sense (Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
4th Nov '15 2:53:59 AM Mysterics
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----*In most, if not all cultures, person's names are believed to reflect them to a certain degree, in Anglophone cultures names are usually treated as prophetic or destiny in some sort of sense(Ie, the idea that children grow to reflect their names), while in some other cultures, names change several times over a persons' life in order to better reflect them.
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