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Post by Spitfire » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 1:21 am

I used to work for a chinese Dentist who's name was Dr. Au - pron. Dr. "ow". Somehow, fitting dont you think?
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Post by MLS859 » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 12:44 pm

[quote=""Volgadon""]I think Moronica means dark girl.[/quote]

Well, that would certainly make it better -- but it wasn't the way it struck me when I saw her name tag. :confused:

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Post by Volgadon » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 1:31 pm

I would definitely have picked a different spelling.

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Post by ellenjane » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 3:33 pm

I went to college with a Peter Abbot - poor guy was always making it very clear that he preferred to be called "Pete." He married a woman called Abby, but I don't know if she took his name (I don't think I would have in that case!).

I also had an instructor with the unfortunate last name of Moist. He had a good sense of humor about it, though - on the first day of class he said that he didn't want to be called Mr. or Dr., because "there's nothing you can put in front of Moist that isn't going to sound weird, so please just call me Kevin." :p

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Post by Leyland » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 3:55 pm

[quote=""Spitfire""]I used to work for a chinese Dentist who's name was Dr. Au - pron. Dr. "ow". Somehow, fitting dont you think?[/quote]

I went for an annual exam to a Dr. Payne many years ago. Only once.

The same city also had a certain Dr. Lawyer practicing. Perhaps he had a Jeckyll/Hyde complex of which no one was aware. ;)
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Post by Rowan » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 5:21 pm

When I was in college, a business acquaintance of my dad lived in the area. I met both him and his wife. His name's Frank Valley. His wife's name is Forrest.

I worked for a year in the IT department of a local medical centre and they employed a gynocologist with the last name of Peeper.

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Post by Leyland » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 5:31 pm

[quote=""Rowan""]I worked for a year in the IT department of a local medical centre and they employed a gynocologist with the last name of Peeper.[/quote]

LOL! That's just sick! My dad's an OB-Gyn and I'll have to tell him about Dr Peeper!

As an aside - one of my dad's patients cross-stitched a little picture for him many years ago - "Loose women tightened here"!
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 5:38 pm

I once had a dentist by the last name of Savage. He was actually very good, but Doc Savage had a hard time getting new patients!
On the last forum I mentioned my college friend, Nada Fink. Her parents had an unfortunate (for her) sense of humor.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 7:36 pm

I once met a woman named Welcome Friend. Also, I went to elementary school with a Stormy Weathers, but I don't remember whether Stormy was her given name or a nickname.

Down South here, one runs into older people whose first names are Prince, Princess, or Queen. There's a dentist with the first name of Prince in our town.
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Post by Rowan » Mon November 3rd, 2008, 7:42 pm

My friend's doc's last name is Smirnoff, so she calls him Dr Vodka LOL Not to his face of course...

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