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November 21, 2007


Stefani Twyford

What a great thing to think about. When I lived in Europe, people routinely pronounced by last name as something sounding like 'thyphoid'. I never quite understood that since Twyford is actually a town in southern England as well as the largest manufacturer of toilets in the country so it really was a household name. The funniest thing I remember was meeting a woman named Marilyn Bubonic. We decided we should open a travel agency together. "See the world with Bubonic and Thyphoid."

Larry Lehmer

I'm surprised, too, that people didn't make the connections you mentioned. I love the travel agency concept. It actually may have worked.

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