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  Reply # 1922738 20-Dec-2017 19:56
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There is a nurse Death at te omanga hospice in Lowe hutt

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I used to know a guy whose name is Richard Pullar.


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  Reply # 1922765 20-Dec-2017 21:10
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I know a Woodcock.  Who used to work at NZ Pork. On Dixon Street.  


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Have a Peter Pusey at work, unfortunate when we use last names at work :)


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We had a (female) Titze at work.


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The current Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police in London is called Cressida Dick.

 

 

 

It's also interesting how names are geographic, especially christian names. 






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  Reply # 1922839 21-Dec-2017 00:23
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The Lord Chief Justice in the UK between 2008 and 2013 was called Lord Judge.

 

 

 

I kid you not.






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  Reply # 1923168 21-Dec-2017 13:21
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Also, some names don't travel well between countries/languages.

 

Looking at an ancestor family tree I see a Kuntz.

 

OK, I know it would be pronounced a little more acceptably in Germany, but it still would be the source of much cruel mirth in an English speaking country (damn, did it again!!).


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Years ago I was often amused by the signwriting on a van - "J. S. Pipe - Plumber"

 

I later learnt that he had a son named Dwayne.





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My mum told me that when she worked for ASB, there was some manager called Charles Dick (I think it was Charles). Anyway, his wife's name was Gay.

 

 


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I heard of someone who was called Ben Down. Apparently he had two brothers, Bob and Neal. Don't know how much of that, if any, to believe, but makes a good story.


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I went to school with one "Richard Jacket"

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My cousin just told me her father served with a Major Paine.





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71, pfft I'm "OVER 9000"

 

 

 

 

 

 


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I make no comment on the quality of their service (or their pricing) but I always found this funny - http://billingslawyers.co.nz/ 


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