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#12448 01/22/01 03:21 PM
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Another hair salon I've seen ~

Cropps and Bobbers.


#12449 01/22/01 07:43 PM
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A few years ago, we had a game going in the local bar rag which combined names of members into law firms. The only rule was that the names had to be names of actual people practicing in the county. Here are some of them:

Chrysler, Ford, Nash & Carr
Flood, Waters, Brooks & Poole
Rainey, Day
Moore & Moore
Snow & Frost
Roy, Rogers
Browning, Boyle, Fry & Birn
Lawless, Hood, Crooks & Mol
Lick, Sweet, Canady, Kane
Betz & Owen
Parrish, Church, Bell, Bishop, Angell, Neal & Grace
Loose, Seaman, Fell, Downs
Piggish, Hoag & Ham
So, Long
Short, Sheets
Cheetham & Howe
Marshall, Dillon
Banks, Bond, Economy, Price & Profit
Field, Meadows & Parks
Webb, Wing, Waddell & Kluck
Silver, Bell & Holaday
Maki, Long, Storey, Short


#12450 01/22/01 10:57 PM
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Maki, Long, Storey, Short

Perfect! Gets my vote.
It's not a contest?
Ooops
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#12451 01/23/01 01:52 AM
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Sparteye: [wiping tears of laughter emoticon]
Oh, I bet you-all just rolled, doing that!
Thanks for posting it.


#12452 01/23/01 09:42 PM
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I enjoyed those too! =)


#12453 01/24/01 04:00 PM
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A slightly different name joke. My wife's obstetrician was named Mabel C. Hiscock.
Actually, the ending of that name had nothing to do with anatomy. It is a diminutive. Originally the name meant "Little John". Remember the nursery rhyme "Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross, To see a fine Lady upon a fine horse...."


#12454 01/25/01 05:48 PM
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When I was a child, our family physician was "Dr Heald."

What a wonderful man he was.


#12455 03/02/01 07:22 PM
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I remember actually using that "5 chalk" thing in school. (Back in the days when we clapped erasers to clean them and when it was an honor to stay after school and clean the blackboard for your favorite teacher.)

Twenty years ago or so, I went into a gullectible store named Annie Teaks & Uncle Junques.

On a bit more morbid note, a friend of mine used to hang out with a buddy whose dad owned a mortuary. Sometimes after closing hours when the phone would ring he would answer it with ".... Funeral Home, You stab 'em - We'll slab 'em. ooops, Sorry! This was supposed to go under the Jobs thread.

I have spent the last two days trying to read all the postings and links...I don't think I'll ever catch up, but it's been fun. I am an addict of your humour. I've already been concerned about this upcoming weekend. Whatever will I do for two whole days without awadtalk. I just might have to get the net at the house.

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".... Funeral Home, You stab 'em - We'll slab 'em

that was a *very* popular way to answer the phone when i was a kid, along with "[Family name]'s Mortuary.. you kill 'em, we chill 'em"

They ranked right up there with the delights of calling a random house and asking if their refrigerator was running (..well you'd better go catch it}, calling a delicatesson and asking if they have pig's feet [or chicken legs] (*wow*, don't you find it terribly hard to walk??)

then of course there was the old favorite of having a group of your friends call the same random number all day long, asking for "Mike" (this didn't work if you happened upon a household with a member named 'mike', though it never occured to us to use a less common name), then at the end of the day calling the same number, introducing yourself as Mike and asking if you'd missed any calls.

Now with the development of Caller ID our unfortunate children will have to find other ways to channel their energies.

anyone else have some juvenile phone goodies to share??? hmm... something tells me you people didn't do that sort of thing...




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The Skinner Funeral Home operates locally.


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