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Sep 4th 2015 at 10:00:42 PM •••

What about well-known people with inherently funny first name, last names, or both? Examples: Jon Pertwee, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brent Butt, Mark Mothersbaugh, Englebert Humperdinck, Kiki Dee, Buckminister Fuller, Sylvester Mc Coy, etc.

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Sep 5th 2015 at 1:40:03 AM •••

These don't look very funny to me.

Sep 6th 2015 at 6:46:24 PM •••

I'm not being a smart-ass. I mean it. Does anyone have any ideas? I just happen to think that alliteration, hidden words, and lots of vowels and consonants smushed together is funny.

Sep 6th 2015 at 11:41:05 PM •••

Discussion pages don't get much traffic.

May 1st 2012 at 3:41:35 PM •••

A lot of the words in that page have nothing funny. Some words I don't find funny but I can understand why someone could. What is funny in words having a "k"? Or in "Louise" (you'd better have a good argument as I might take offense on that one) or "Logan"? Or in "bibliothèque" or "calculatrice"? And since when "le fromage est mort parce que le chat est dans l'aspirateur" is a word?

Apr 13th 2012 at 8:39:39 AM •••

I don't know if "China" counts, but certainly in its (in)famous use as an Unusual Euphemism for vagina. Then again, the latter is an Inherently Funny Word.

And of course, Chris-chan's own duck, *

Edited by Stoogebie
Apr 5th 2011 at 2:08:12 PM •••

This page is about words anyone (but probably not everyone) might find funny. There are a lot of terms that pothole to media. Perhaps split the page so there's a Just for Fun Inherently Funny Words and one that is referred to in universe?

Feb 24th 2011 at 2:54:34 PM •••

i find the word humbucker inherently funny, i think it should be added right next to humbug.

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