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TerriBull Mon 08-Mar-21 13:04:28

My husband was listening to something or other on the radio this morning whilst I was out trawling Sainsburys, but I thought this was worth a mention to brighten up the day. Personally I love this sort of coincidental (or maybe it isn't) trivia

Shoezone, who I thought had gone to the wall a while back, have appointed a new CEO by the name of Peter Foot........allegedly taken over from a Henry Boot grin

I know we had a thread a while back on names that fit the job, but please feel free to go over old ground.

Esspee Mon 08-Mar-21 13:09:13

My children’s paediatrician was a Dr. Bratt.

Oldbutstilluseful Mon 08-Mar-21 13:45:05

I knew a military man who was called Major Hazard!

Oopsadaisy1 Mon 08-Mar-21 13:50:55

I knew of a Dr.Death, who became Dr.De’ath.

Kate1949 Mon 08-Mar-21 14:24:06

A local weather forecaster Sarah Blizzard.

kittylester Mon 08-Mar-21 14:28:27

We get Sarah Blizzard too kate.

There are a husband and wife dentists round here called Dentith and Dentith.

LauraNorder Mon 08-Mar-21 14:32:59

Our local hospital has Dr Blood, married to Nurse Blood.
Love the Dentith team Kitty, made me giggle, especially as you posted just before 2.30

Lucca Mon 08-Mar-21 14:40:37

Saw a dentists in Sydney called Dr Fang
There’s an athlete called Aaron Farr.
Mr Rob Banks. Is in fact a policeman.

mrswoo Mon 08-Mar-21 14:44:59

Many years ago when I worked for British Airways the airline's planning manager was Mr Muddle.

TerriBull Mon 08-Mar-21 15:07:44

I remember this from a Robert Lindsay interview, recounting a stint at the RSC Stratford on Avon. Walking about the local high street he happened upon Millets who had a window display promotion "Now is the winter of our discount tents" Brilliant!

Aveline Mon 08-Mar-21 15:45:10

I knew a physio whose surname was Cartilage.

yggdrasil Mon 08-Mar-21 16:01:39

The phrase you need is 'nominative determinism'

LauraNorder Mon 08-Mar-21 16:31:26

Love the Millets tale Terribull.

YorkLady Mon 08-Mar-21 17:04:21

I had a Home Economics teacher by the name of Mrs Eggs!