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  1. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    19 Jul '07 18:02
    I thought it might be fun to start another list for my American friends:

    Let's see, here is a short likst of names that would be reasonably recognized around the world:

    Ruth
    Ali
    Jordan
    Palmer
    Nicklaus
    Jenner
    J. Robinson
    Owens
    Thorpe
    Woods
    Louis
    Foreman
    Dimaggio
    Williams
    Rose
    Jackson
    Cobb
    Chamberlain
    Bird
    Erving
    R. Robinson
    Johnson
    Leonard
    Ederle
    Hamm
    Andretti
    Simpson


    Any others? I'm sure I've left some off.
  2. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    19 Jul '07 18:03
    Originally posted by Red Night
    I thought it might be fun to start another list for my American friends:

    Let's see, here is a short likst of names that would be reasonably recognized around the world:

    Ruth
    Ali
    Jordan
    Palmer
    Nicklaus
    Jenner
    J. Robinson
    Owens
    Thorpe
    Woods
    Louis
    Foreman
    Dimaggio
    Williams
    Rose
    Jackson
    Cobb
    Chamberlain
    Bird
    Erving
    R. Robinson
    Johnson
    Leonard
    Ederle
    Hamm
    Andretti
    Simpson


    Any others? I'm sure I've left some off.
    Who?
  3. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    19 Jul '07 18:04
    Hogan
    Hagan
    Jones
    Snead
    Trevino
    Nelson
  4. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    19 Jul '07 18:05
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Who?
    That's funny Palynka
  5. 19 Jul '07 18:08
    King Kong Bundy
  6. Subscriber Crowley
    Not Aleister
    19 Jul '07 18:18
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Who?
    RN is getting America and 'The World' mixed up again, as many Americans do...
  7. Subscriber Crowley
    Not Aleister
    19 Jul '07 18:19
    Originally posted by Red Night

    Ruth
    That 'Ruth' lady keeps coming up.
  8. 19 Jul '07 18:20
    Hacksaw Jim Duggan
  9. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    19 Jul '07 18:23
    Originally posted by Red Night
    That's funny Palynka
    Ok, I know Simpson.

    He's not a bad skater, but a bit young. Mischief will be his downfall.
  10. 19 Jul '07 18:29 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Ok, I know Simpson.

    He's not a bad skater, but a bit young. Mischief will be his downfall.
    You don't know Hacksaw or King Kong Bundy? You know Hacksaw, right? Ay-ooooooh! That cross-eyed bastard with his thumb in the air? "Don't sing that anthem here! This is America!" Doesn't ring a bell at all?

    What about the Junkyard Dog? Surely you remember the song? And then ya G-r-a-b-t-h-e-m-c-a-k-e-s awwwww Grab Them Cakes, I don't care what it takes!
  11. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    19 Jul '07 18:30
    Originally posted by darvlay
    You don't know Hacksaw or King Kong Bundy? You know Hacksaw, right? Ay-ooooooh! With his thumb in the air? "Don't sing that anthem here! This is America!" Doesn't ring a bell at all?

    What about the Junkyard Dog? Surely you remember the song? And then ya G-r-a-b-t-h-e-m-c-a-k-e-s awwwww Grab Them Cakes, I don't care what it takes!
    Grab them cakes...mmm...rings a bell...mmm...maybe you're on to something but I keep getting images of a party I've been to.
  12. 19 Jul '07 18:32
    Originally posted by Red Night
    Hogan
    I was just about to say the Hulkster but Red's already covered it. Good on ya, Red!
  13. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    19 Jul '07 18:38
    Originally posted by darvlay
    I was just about to say the Hulkster but Red's already covered it. Good on ya, Red!
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ea/Hulk_Hogan3.jpg/398px-Hulk_Hogan3.jpg
  14. 19 Jul '07 18:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Palynka
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ea/Hulk_Hogan3.jpg/398px-Hulk_Hogan3.jpg
    An American Icon! Known to every impoverished Non-American in the world. Even in communist China, I bet.
  15. Subscriber Crowley
    Not Aleister
    19 Jul '07 18:39
    Originally posted by Red Night

    Foreman
    Is this the big guy who makes infomercials? I'd hardly call that a sport.