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  • Oh c'mon. How can this not make you warm to it at least a little. He's so well dressed.

    The best thing about Engelbert Humperdinck's name is that it's actually a stage name. He chose it.

    April 12, 2010

  • Humperdink Humperdink Humperdink!

    The Princess Bride

    P.S. No, the worst surname ever is Horspenis.

    April 12, 2010

  • Properly Humperdinck.

    April 13, 2010

  • (I know. I was using the page name to effect.)

    April 13, 2010

  • Chained, re: Horspenis. Yes. Yes it is.

    April 13, 2010

  • Speaking of bad surnames: there is a German conductor, Christoph Prick, who quite sensibly adopts the name Christof Perick when he conducts in English-speaking countries.

    April 14, 2010

  • Good for him. My understanding is that Dr. Horspenis is not so sensible of other cultural understandings of his surname.

    P.S. I do not recommend Googling to find anyone by that name. *shudders*

    April 14, 2010

  • Indeed, he is/was not.


    April 20, 2010