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The Idiocrat

People with surnames that match their jobs

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Just saw this story on the So-Called BBC web site and it made me laugh:

Person in charge of removing "fatburgs" and shit stuck in pipes and orifices for Thames Water is called Mr Rimmer

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The company's head of waste networks Matt Rimmer said: "It's a total monster and taking a lot of manpower and machinery to remove as it's set hard."

xD

Any other humorous surname/job matches?

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There was a sergeant-major in WW2 whose surname was Coward. Can't imagine what he had to contend with growing up let alone going into the army. He became a POW but created mayhem for the Germans with various escape and sabotage plans. They made a film about him with Dirk Bogarde playing the lead.

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There was a Mr Fear in Taunton who was a funeral director but he saw sense and renamed himself Raef for this trade.  He did something else as well, though I forget what, and there was a big sign above his premises saying something like:

Fear Removals

Raef Funerals

Fear is a reasonably common name in Somerset. 

I also know a Death (there's an apostrophe in there somewhere).

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22 minutes ago, The Idiocrat said:

Ha ha, some great ones there, cheers. 

Reminds me, I met a Mr de'Ath once, there must be a Dr de'Ath somewhere.

I've heard of at least one doctor and at least one nurse with that name.

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2 hours ago, Frank Hovis said:

There was a Mr Fear in Taunton who was a funeral director but he saw sense and renamed himself Raef for this trade.  He did something else as well, though I forget what, and there was a big sign above his premises saying something like:

Fear Removals

Raef Funerals

Fear is a reasonably common name in Somerset. 

I also know a Death (there's an apostrophe in there somewhere).

I met a Mr De'ath once, I think that's where the apostrophe was anyway. Not pronounced "death", so he said anyway.

1 hour ago, Frank Hovis said:

Ah, Kenworth trucks.  Gotcha.

And Mack trucks, ffs Frank, I'm starting to doubt that you really are a truck driver...

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7 minutes ago, SNACR said:

You could get a truck, in the UK, with a Mack engine in it, a few years back, a real trucker would know which.

Aren't they bought out by Volvo, and hence currently Chinese?

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48 minutes ago, Great Guy said:

My line manager is called Richard, and he is a bit of a dick.

I once worked for a horrible married couple in a pen pushing role. The husband was called Richard. He preferred to be called 'Dick'. Quite apt.

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1 minute ago, Captain Cavey said:

There's a gynaecologist in the local hospital who does most of the c-sections called Dr Chisel 

I think Cavey is a better name for a gynaecologist! Have you missed your calling?

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