Yesterday all-around funny person @Fred_Delicious asked his Twitter followers to share the most ridiculous names they’ve ever encountered IRL — and gave an example of someone he knew with a name uncomfortably close to “talcum powder.”


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Did people have names? Oh, my yes, they had names

#1 There was the T-mobile guy with the rhyming name

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#2 And this rhyming name that will make you hungry
Had a neighbor as a kid named Macon Bacon.
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#3 Speaking of names that’ll make you hungry
I was once sitting in a hospital waiting area and the receptionist called out for Jan Sandwich
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#4 This one’ll make you hungry for breadstick
Recently discovered someone in my program named…. Olive Gardner
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#5 And this one’ll (maybe?) make you crave meat
Went to school with someone called Precious Salami
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#6 There was this ridiculously (or is that perfectly?) named eye doctor
Optometrist Dr C Wong. Had a big sign in the centre of town that always made me smile
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#7 And this one

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#8 There were names that sound a tad familiar
When I was in my early 20’s I worked at a gas station and a man paid with his credit card so I needed to check his ID. His name was Ronald McDonald and I laughed in his face. He was not as happy as the food clown one.
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#9 And names that make you wonder if their parents were in on the joke
I once served a customer named Robin Batman. I had to hold my sh*t together for that one.
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#10 Like, YOU KNOW this woman’s dad named her because her name is a literal dad joke
My father in law’s neighbour is called Cherry Pi. My dad’s cousin’s first name is Toggleabufnot. And I knew two brothers called Chris and Drew Peacock.
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#11 Ditto for this one
I met a Paige Turner once
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#12 There’s this bar patron who I pray orders pricey wine
Regular at my bars name is Rich Grape which is amusing because he is neither well off nor produce
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#13 This winter wonder
My husband has a friend called Robert Sleigh, he likes to be called Bob Sleigh, this is 100% true
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#14 This name that gives Di*k Butkus a run for his money
I once had a weird job digitizing score sheets for a deer hunting trophy (antlers) record book and one of the record holders was a gent named Di*k Masterpole. I’ll never forget that.
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#15 And then a number of names that just sound incredibly silly
My bestie once sold on online course to a Mr Selvin Piebags who lived at Unicorn Lane and honestly, it was at least 7yrs ago and I still laugh
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#16 Like this one
I placed in a poetry competition in middle school and the woman who ran the competition was named Pegasus Buchanan.
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#17 And definitely this one
While working at a call center, my brother once spoke to a “Charity Hamjack.”
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