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

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

Russell Ash


There’s a child born each minute and every one needs to be named. during this e-book, you’ll locate an madness of nomenclature that beggars trust. Russell Ash has trawled beginning, marriage, and demise certificate, cell books, and censuses going again centuries to assemble a compendium of breathtakingly unlikely-but-true names.

Why in the world might Mr. and Mrs. O’Shea identify their son Rick? What have been the Fants pondering once they named their baby Elle? Or Mr. and Mrs. Royd, for that topic, while naming their daughter Emma? Or how approximately Everard Cock, web page Turner, or Sally Forth?

In this painstakingly researched, totally precise, riotously exciting assortment, readers will become aware of real-life examples of a few of the main strange, crude, and surprising names ever, providing a laugh-out-loud evaluate of eccentricity during the ages.

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