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Old 05-23-2005, 03:06 PM
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What does the G in Maynard G. Krebs stand for?

Goofball?

Seriously, I have no idea and inquiring minds really want to know.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:14 PM
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According to the IMDB:

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What did the middle initial in Maynard G. Krebbs, stand for? In one episode, and one only, someone asked this question, Maynard stated that the "G" stood for Walter!
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:20 PM
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Interesting, actually. The Romance forms of the name "Walter" begin with "G" because words don't begin with a "w" sound in those languages. "Galterio" is Italian for "Walter" and "Galtero" is Spanish. "Gaultier" is French.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:20 PM
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***Caution*** Link shows pro rassler in his work uniform: Wrestling tights and no shirt.

This is sorta like late pro rassler Rufus R. Jones. He would say, "The name is Rufus Aruh Jones--and the "aruh" stands for "guts!"
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:21 PM
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So you're saying it did not stand for "Gilligan"?
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:28 PM
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Gilroy!

Gilroy!


He was cousin to Zelda!

OK, I made it up, but I bet I could've made someone here believe it.
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Old 05-23-2005, 03:52 PM
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What was Jughead Jones' middle initial?

What did stand for?


What was "Slip" Mahoney's middle name? (Trick question)
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Old 05-23-2005, 04:05 PM
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Gilroy!


He was cousin to Zelda!

OK, I made it up, but I bet I could've made someone here believe it.
Zelda.
I was nuts for Zelda.
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Old 05-23-2005, 04:06 PM
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Zelda.
I was nuts for Zelda.
Zelda doesn't like nuts...

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Old 05-23-2005, 04:23 PM
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Zelda doesn't like nuts...
You're a riot, you are. A riot.
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Old 05-23-2005, 04:25 PM
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Interesting, actually. The Romance forms of the name "Walter" begin with "G" because words don't begin with a "w" sound in those languages. "Galterio" is Italian for "Walter" and "Galtero" is Spanish. "Gaultier" is French.
Isn't it "Gualterio"?
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Old 05-23-2005, 04:28 PM
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Isn't it "Gualterio"?
Probably. The baby name site that I checked to make sure my vague memory was correct had it the way I spelled it, but the reliability of random webpages is notoriously iffy, so that very well may be the correct spelling.
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