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Morecock, Fartwell, & Hoare: A Collection of Unfortunate but True Names

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by Russell Ash
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Morecock, Fartwell, & Hoare: A Collection of Unfortunate but True Names by Russell Ash

There's a baby born every minute and each one has to be named. In this book, you'll find an insanity of nomenclature that beggars belief. Russell Ash has trawled birth, marriage, and death certificates, phone books, and censuses going back centuries to compile a compendium of breathtakingly unlikely-but-true names.

Why on earth would Mr. and Mrs. O'Shea name their son Rick? What were the Fants thinking when they named their child Elle? Or Mr. and Mrs. Royd, for that matter, when naming their daughter Emma? Or how about Everard Cock, Page Turner, or Sally Forth?

In this painstakingly researched, utterly true, riotously entertaining collection, readers will discover real-life examples of some of the most unusual, crude, and shocking names ever, presenting a laugh-out-loud overview of eccentricity through the ages.

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Pages: 256
Size: 1.4 MB
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date published:   2009
ISBN: 9781429964579 (DRM-EPUB)

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