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Cool Names of Players in Super Bowl XLIII
Cool Names of Players in Super Bowl XLIII.
Bizarre and Unusual Names
- Canaan Banana -- He served as the first President of Zimbabwe from 198-87. A Methodist minister, he held the largely ceremonial office of the presidency while his eventual successor, Robert Mugabe, served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.
- Praise-God Barebone -- An English leather-seller and radical preacher. He is best known for being elected to the Nominated Assembly of the English republic, in 1653.
- Walter Russell Brain -- An eminent neurologist who authored the standard work on the subject, "Brain's Diseases of the Nervous System."
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What Does Each Letter of Your Name Mean?
What you do is find out what each letter of your name means. Then connect all the meanings and it describes you. If you have double or triple letters, just count the meaning once.
WHAT YOUR NAME SAYS ABOUT YOU
According to Richard Wiseman, a professor of psychology at Hertfordshire University in Great Britain, we subconsciously associate names with those of the rich and famous. To test his theory, he asked 7,000 male and female volunteers to imagine they were about to meet a group of people. They were then given a list of 20 male and 20 female names and asked to identify those they thought were the most successful, the most attractive and the luckiest. Women were far more judgmental in how they assessed others based on their name.
Certain Doom for Any Baby Name
Q. Is there any one thing that could cause a Baby Name to lose popularity?
In 1950 "Hurricane Naming" began and since then a pattern has emerged, once a hurricane name is used it will spell certain doom the following year for the corresponding baby name. According to the Social Security Administration's records, history shows that many hurricane names have had a direct devastating relationship with baby name popularity. Example, in 1992 Hurricane Andrew, which was the second-most-destructive hurricane in U.S. history, struck Southern Florida. At the time Andrew was ranked #5 on the SSA top 1,000 list. One year later it fell to number 10.
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