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Sports Thoughts

I’ve been pondering all week, thinking about whether I should write about this.  Sitting and watching the Giants-Redskins for a few minutes, my younger son asked me what I thought.  283 more words

Newborn Gets Big Game Inspired Name

It’s not usual for parents to name their children for favorite celebrities or characters. It’s also not unusual to be saddled with an extraordinarily unique moniker. 229 more words


Major Wright and Major Wrong

After the 49ers destroyed the Bears on week 11’s Monday night game, Grantland.com’s Bill Barnwell wrote “the 49ers produced several big plays against the Bears by exploiting safeties Chris Conte and Major Wright in coverage.” It must have taken NFL-level discipline and restraint to avoid making a pun on Major Wright’s–yes, that’s his real first name–first name. 22 more words

Funny Names

About A Name: Camden - the 'It' name in America?

Just as his ex-wife, Jessica Simpson, chose a trendy new baby name for her daughter, Maxwell, born in May, singer and TV presenter Nick Lachey has gone the trendy, of-the-moment route for his new son, if nothing else affirming that super-hot… 553 more words

Male Names

The Rider Named Ryder

Vancouver Island cyclist Ryder Hesjedal has burned up the headlines across Canada this week, making us proud by becoming the first Canadian ever to win a Grand Tour cycling event when he captured the Giro d’Italia trophy this morning. 641 more words

Male Names


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “Pleasure in the dance.”

Pronunciation: (terp-SIK-or-ee)

Nicknames: Terp, Cora

Detail: Terpsichore was one of the nine ancient Muses, presiding over dance.

Baby Names