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Dr. Fang the Dentist and 'Other Funny Names'

Jan 5, 2008 (Weekend Edition Saturday)

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Larry Ashmead is the author of the book Bertha Venation: And Hundreds of Other Funny Names of Real People. Ashmead talks with Scott Simon about the list of improbable and amusing names he has compiled over the years. The names range from his mother's friend, Bettina Button, to a dentist named Dr. Fang.

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