Bourke B. Hickenlooper

LanDi Liu strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 4 04:52:22 UTC 2008

> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 9:26 PM, <ronbutters at> wrote:
>> "Bourke B. Hickenlooper" is surely a strong candidate for the funniest name of ANY US Senator ever. Other candidates?
On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Benjamin Zimmer
<bgzimmer at> wrote:
> Outerbridge Horsey. Alpheus Felch. Tasker Oddie. Homer Bone.

Hickenlooper has a spoonerizing kind of quality to it though, maybe
because lick is more common than hick.  Lick -n- hoop 'er...

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