jfitzpatrick at June 9th, 2014 13:40 — #1
xhi at June 9th, 2014 17:52 — #2
Then there is the curious case of Pvt. R B Smith. The Army, of course insisted that the initials could not really be his name and wanted to know what it was. Pvt. Smith finally convinced the payroll folks that his name was only the letters R and B. The army administration in its inimitable way to insure accuracy put on his official records R (only) B (only) Smith. Ever after he was known as Ronly Bonly Smith.
scott_vt at June 9th, 2014 20:38 — #3
Not to mention Col. I.P. Daley.
misterdkennedy at June 9th, 2014 22:15 — #4
I think that you have incorrectly displayed Harry S Truman's name with a period after the "S".
Of course that would have given the answer away.
oma at June 9th, 2014 22:52 — #5
And my personal favorite Wile E Coyote although the E is self explanatory.
mdknightr at June 10th, 2014 11:28 — #6
There was a George Burns movie "18 Again" where he asserted that the "S" stood for Sergei, and that Truman shorten it to simply "S" because of McCarthyism.
jfitzpatrick at June 19th, 2014 13:40 — #7
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