Friday, August 13, 2004
Ramones Name Generator. (via Metafilter) Input a couple names; the joke's obvious.
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Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Pleasing names make faces sexier.
Whether people find you “hot or not” could depend on the sound of your name, suggests a new study.
But having too feminine a name could backfire for men – as those labelled with women’s names were rated least attractive. However, having a man’s name – such as Bob – had no negative effect on a woman’s attractiveness to website viewers.
An attractive person with a bad vowel name is still more attractive than an unattractive person with a good vowel name.
[posted by S. Y. Affolee on 6:51 PM | link]
Tuesday, August 10, 2004
"Sparkle" is the new "Brittney". (via Dustbury) Bizarre names on file at the Social Security office such as Espn, Dung, and Nature.
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Thursday, August 05, 2004
List of company name etymologies. (via Kottke.org) Find out how Apple or Google or Xerox got their names.
[posted by S. Y. Affolee on 3:53 PM | link]
S. Y. Affolee.