Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Somebody must have been bored...

What do Boadicea Basher, Philadelphia Bunnyface, Faithful Cock, Susan Booze, Elizabeth Disco, Edward Evil, Fozzitt Bonds, Truth Bullock, Charity Chilly, Gentle Fudge, Obedience Ginger and Offspring Gurney all have in common?

They are all actual names, dug up from historical records by the Cornwall Record Office in England. The folks there compiled a list of more than 1,000 unusual names found in censuses as well as in births, deaths and marriage records going back as far as the 16th century.

From Seattle's KIRO TV


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