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by Old Uncle Crow

AN Old farmer East of Mankato, Frank Gitter, had a pond in his pasture which (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

Here is a link to some useful swearing (more…)

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“Roast in Hell!” was (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

I just wish I’d written the stuff below FIRST — about some of these OTHER thieving political sonsofbitches!  These God-damned Clintons aren’t the ONLY dirty bastards…. (more…)

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by Old Uncle Crow

Here are some links to the subject of unusual names and pronunciations:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sooty/pronoun.html

http://www.genealogymagazine.com/surnames2.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_names_in_English_with_non-intuitive_pronunciations

copyrighted by tio cuervo     16 June 2007

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compiled by Old Uncle Crow

THE Whole topic of oddball names and weird pronunciations of them is a big area of study especially in England.  The classic is Featherstonehough — and pronounced “Fenshaw!”
     And below, well, here are a whole lot more! (more…)

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