Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Name That Star

Ok, so it’s getting close to cruise time (it’s really Monday, the 14th and I’m trying to catch up) and I’m taking the easy way out with some of these blogs. Sue me.

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. (Ken's last name is Carson.)
Cap'n Crunch's full name is Captain Horatio Magellan Crunch. His ship is the S.S. Guppy.
In the Peanuts comic strip, Peppermint Patty's real name is Patricia Reichardt
Snuffleupagus has a first name -- Aloysius.
The Wizard of Oz rolls off the tongue a lot easier than the man behind the curtain's full name, Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs.
Mr. Clean has a seldom-used first name -- "Veritably." The name came from a "Give Mr. Clean a First Name" promotion in 1962.
The real name of Monopoly mascot Rich Uncle Pennybags is Milburn Pennybags.
The policeman in Monopoly has a name, too. You can thank Officer Edgar Mallory the next time he sends you to jail.
On Night Court, Nostradamus Shannon was better known as Bull.
Sesame Street's resident game show host Guy Smiley was using a pseudonym all these years. He was born Bernie Liederkrantz.
The Michelin Man's name is Bibendum.
On Gilligan's Island, Jonas Grumby was simply called The Skipper.
The Pillsbury Doughboy's name is Poppin' Fresh. He has a wife, Poppie Fresh, and two kids, Popper and Bun Bun. (From


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