Mathy Names

May 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm 6 comments

Pink FlamingosWalking into the store was a large woman wearing flip flops, shorts that were too tight, and a shirt that revealed an inappropriate amount of her midriff. She approached the customer service desk, and she told the clerk that she would like to return the pink lawn flamingoes she had recently purchased. When asked the reason for the return, she responded, “My husband thinks they don’t look good next to the plastic deer and gnome on the lawn.” The clerk gave her a form to fill out. I watched over her shoulder as she scribbled her name:

Lois Carmen Denominator

That incident reminded me of my first teaching assignment. If name implies destiny, then I was primed for a spectacular year!

  • Matt Amatics
  • Cal Culator
  • Vin Culum
  • Cal Culus
  • Rose Curve
  • Polly Gon
  • Al Gorithm
  • Polly Hedron
  • Al Jabra
  • Ella Ment
  • Perry Meter
  • Polly Nomial
  • Hy Perbola
  • Lisa Perbound
  • M. T. Set
  • May Trix
  • Al T. Tude
  • Norm Ull

Know any others of this ilk? Post them in the comments section.

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Husband of the Year Let Me Translate For You

6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. John Golden  |  May 18, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Hy Poteneuse
    May’s brother Matt
    Dee Nominator
    Dee Rivative

    And I don’t know his name, but the tan gent standing next to Sy Nofanangle.

    Reply
  • 2. JimsMaher  |  May 18, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Sam Pell
    Max Imal
    Carol Ary
    Po Sett
    Quin Eric Davis
    Sim Hetrick
    Unique
    Xor
    Rad Ian
    Odd Sven
    Cy C Lloyd
    Anne T Derivative
    Ray Diaz
    Perry Odd
    Norm Al
    Mo Dulles

    Reply
  • 3. JimsMaher  |  May 18, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    I think we inadvertently just made a list of spy aliases …

    Reply
  • […] some of those names look familiar, you may have seen them in Mathy Names. Thanks to Jim Maher, who contributed some of the names in a […]

    Reply
  • 5. dgfdgdf  |  October 18, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Great

    Reply
  • 6. willschultz  |  November 17, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    Sir Cumference

    Reply

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