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Name Quotes 94: Guy, Penn, Lynn –

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Happy Monday, everyone! Here’s the latest batch of name quotes… From a 2016 article recounting the time the BBC mistook one guy named Guy for another guy named Guy: It’s now more than a…
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Name Quotes 92: Jock, Emmeline, Unity –

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Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac. About the inclusion of the name Emmeline in the Fleetwood Mac song “Seven Wonders” [vid], from the book Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams …
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Name Quotes 90: Charli, Ottilie, Diego Armando –

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Time for another batch of name quotes! From a 2004 interview with Bob Dylan, as recorded in the 2018 book Dylan on Dylan by Jeff Burger (found via Abby’s Instagram post – thanks!): Brad…
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Name Quotes 88: Booker, Beyoncé, Beatrice –

Name Quotes 88: Booker, Beyoncé, Beatrice – | Name News | Scoop.it
From an interview with Beyoncé’s mother Tina Knowles-Lawson — the youngest of seven siblings — on the podcast In My Head: A lot of people don’t know that Beyoncé is my last …
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Name Quotes 85: Karen, Blane, Friedemann –

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From the 1986 movie Pretty in Pink, Duckie’s reaction to learning that Andie is dating a guy named Blane: Blane? His name is Blane? That’s a major appliance, that’s not a name! Fr…
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Name Quotes 83: Bek, Frankie, Monarch –

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From article in which musician Beck talks about his first name: He was born on July 8, 1970, as Bek David Campbell. He and his brother later took their mother’s maiden name, Hansen, and Beck …
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Name Quotes 81: Anne, Wendy, Charlie –

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It’s a new month — time for a new batch of name-related quotations! From a write-up about Ryan Reynolds’ appearance on the Today show in mid-December: After Hoda asked how he and …
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Name Quotes 79: Consuela, Gisele, Jeff –

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From the 2004 Friends episode in which Phoebe changes her name to Princess Consuela Banana-Hammock: Mike: So what’s new?Phoebe: Well, I’m no longer Phoebe Buffay.Mike: That’s grea…
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Name Quotes 77: Shyra, Jordan, Haroon –

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Time for this month’s batch of name-related quotes! From the 2008 novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (which is narrated by character Katniss Everdeen): The girl with the arrows, Glimme…
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Name Quotes #75: Ossie, Rishabh, Sharona –

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Time for another batch of name quotes! From the novel I Shall Wear Midnight (2010) by Terry Pratchett: [T]he coach door opened again and one dainty good touched the flint. It was her: Angelica or L…
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Name Quotes #73: Kamilah, Alexa, Bob –

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Actress Jameela Jamil labeled “Kamilah Al-Jamil” by E! News The red carpet prank pulled on actress Jameela Jamil at the Golden Globes back in January: Jameela Jamil’s name was spelled w…
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Name Quotes #71: Floy, Zyler, Tane Mahuta –

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Rami Malek, after winning the Oscar for Best Actor in early 2019 [vid]: I grew up in a world where I never thought I was gonna play the lead on Mr. Robot because I never saw anyone in a lead role t…
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Name Quotes #69: Larry, Darryl, Darryl –

Name Quotes #69: Larry, Darryl, Darryl – | Name News | Scoop.it
“I’m Larry, this is my brother Darryl, and this is my other brother Darryl.”
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Name Quotes 93: Kenai, Vladimir, Annette –

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Letter about baby Kenai (via Rocky Mountain NP’s IG) From a handwritten letter sent to Rocky Mountain National Park from “Shawn in Texas”: My wife and I got to take our baby boy n…
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Name Quotes 91: Wendy, Elliot, Thorlogh –

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From the 2010 book Runaway Dream: Born to Run and Bruce Springsteen’s American Vision by Louis P. Masur: Peter Knobler, a writer for Crawdaddy, got an early listen [to “Born to Run̶…
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Name Quotes 89: Shelley, Kelly, Bill –

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From an Uproxx article about DRAM’s most recent EP: Virginian rap crooner DRAM returned last night with the release of his new, three-song EP, That’s A Girl’s Name. Produced and co-written by…
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Name Quotes 87: Kamala, Simon, Genghis –

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From a recent CNN article about how to pronounce Sen. Kamala Harris’s name: Harris wrote in the preface of her 2019 memoir, “The Truths We Hold,” “First, my name is pronounc…
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Name Quotes 84: Al, Gene, Sonatine –

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Welcome to the monthly quote post! There are a lot of celebrities in this one, so let’s start with… Actor Emilio Estevez — who pronounces his surname ESS-teh-vez, instead of the S…
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Name Quotes 82: Rosebud, Pirate, Habakkuk –

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From an article about the Mad About You reboot: On the original show, Theresa was portrayed by Burnett as a bit overbearing. But, she always brought extra love…and helped them name their daughter M…
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Name Quotes 80: Jamie, Imogen, John –

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Time for the latest batch of name-related quotations! From a 1997 article in Jet magazine about how Jamie Foxx (born Eric Bishop) found success in comedy after changing his name: Foxx, who was dete…
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Name Quotes 78: Brene, Neal, SanDeE* –

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SanDeE* from LA Story From the 1991 movie LA Story, a conversation between Harris (played by Steve Martin) and SanDeE* (played by Sarah Jessica Parker): H: What was your name again?S: SanDeE*H: I&#…
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Name Quotes 76: Haechan, Frieda, Taz –

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From a Fodor’s article about the German gummy factory Haribo Fabrikverkauf: At first glance it may seem like the milchbären (milk bears) are simply traditional German gummy bears with a milky…
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Name Quotes #74: Chandler, Snehalatha, Teddy Jack –

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From the TV show Friends, a quote from character Chandler Bing: You know, I can handle it. Handle’s my middle name. Actually it’s the, uh…the middle part of my first name. From Co…
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Name Quotes #72: Meadow, Kamiyah, Tanveer –

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Time for another batch of name quotes! From the book My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope (2019) by Queer Eye co-star Karamo Brown: “When we were preparing to shoot season 1, a cu…
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Name Quotes #70: Silas, Mabel, Ilima –

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It’s April Fools’ Day! I don’t have any pun names (like April Fool or Seymour Butts) for you today, but here are some name quotes… From the book Jazz And Its Discontents by …
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