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Bertha Venation And Hundreds of Other Funny Names of Real People

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ISBN-10: 0060817151

ISBN-13: 9780060817152

Edition: 2007

Authors: Larry Ashmead

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An ideal gift book with personality and charm, Bertha Venation is a legendary editor's lifetime collection of the amazing names of actual people, with his own inimitable wit, commentary, and stories. Roger Gotobed . . . Ida Slaptor . . . Formica Dinette . . . Honeysuckle Weeks . . . Gay Beach . . . Sappho Clissit . . . Dimple Mystery This colorful collection of extraordinary names, sure to please every lover of miscellany, features: Celebrity Children, Weirdest Names in Sports, Aptly Named Professionals, Literary Highlights, Funny Name Marriages, Places and Houses with Strange Names, Long and Meaningless Names, and Pets. Barbara Fatt Heine . . . P. Enis . . . Razzle and Dazzle .…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/16/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama was born October 27, 1952 in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Fukuyama received his Bachelor of Arts degree in classics from Cornell University, where he studied political philosophy under Allan Bloom. He initially pursued graduate studies in comparative literature at Yale University, going to Paris for six months to study under Roland Barthes and Jacques Derrida, but became disillusioned and switched to political science at Harvard University. There, he studied with Samuel P. Huntington and Harvey Mansfield, among others. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard for his thesis on Soviet threats to intervene in the Middle East. In 1979, he…