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(Slate)   Writer apparently unfamiliar with the concept of middle names asks, "Why do so many murderers have three names?"   (slate.com) divider line 21
    More: Obvious, human beings, John Wayne Gacy, Mark David Chapman, John Wilkes Booth, Jared Loughner, guy named, mass shooting, Lee Harvey Oswald  
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2012-08-08 12:18:38 PM  
6 votes:

CapeFearCadaver: Wayne.


Yep. The Middle Name of Peace™.
2012-08-08 01:43:15 PM  
4 votes:

Aarontology: Rincewind53: Actually, it's even more basic than that. The criminal system uses middle names to refer to all defendants. So rather than just writing "John Gacy" on his court file, it is written as "John Wayne Gacy." That's it. There is literally nothing else to it.

So what you're saying is that people with three names are more prone to violence?


And those with four names are prone to the ultra-violence.
2012-08-08 01:59:16 PM  
2 votes:

calbert: Barack Hussein Obama


Wrong.

It's Barack HUSSEIN Obama.

/sheesh
2012-08-08 01:46:35 PM  
2 votes:
Women with hyphenated last names are way worse
2012-08-08 03:46:24 PM  
1 votes:
Moon Unit Zappa
2012-08-08 02:33:40 PM  
1 votes:

sab6300: Women with hyphenated last names are way worse


So much this. There is nothing that screams "pain in the ass" like a woman with a hyphenated last name.
2012-08-08 02:28:58 PM  
1 votes:

vudukungfu: CapeFearCadaver: Wayne.

Wayne WAYNE Wayne


Dude, don't scare me like that!
2012-08-08 02:24:35 PM  
1 votes:
Ronald Wilson Reagan <- Ever notice the number of letters? We're all doomed.
2012-08-08 02:21:21 PM  
1 votes:

CapeFearCadaver: Wayne.


Wayne WAYNE Wayne
2012-08-08 02:14:53 PM  
1 votes:

danielscissorhands: So what you're saying is that people with three names are more prone to violence?
Jesus H. Christ!


Harold be thy name.

Watch out for David Alan Greer, David Alan Coe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jenifer Love Hewitt, Pamela [formerly Pamela Denise] Anderson, Philip Michael Thomas, Edward James Olmos, most of the cast of The Cosby Show, Jenifer Jason Leigh, David Hyde Pierce, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Billy Bob Thornton, et al.
2012-08-08 02:12:45 PM  
1 votes:

Gyrfalcon: dryknife: Jon iz teh kewl: danielscissorhands: Sirhan Sirhan was a killer and he only had one name!

did he listen a *LOT of Duran Duran*?

Just that time he was in Walla Walla.

Then they transferred him to Sing Sing.


What do they do when they're there?
2012-08-08 02:09:50 PM  
1 votes:

dryknife: Jon iz teh kewl: danielscissorhands: Sirhan Sirhan was a killer and he only had one name!

did he listen a *LOT of Duran Duran*?

Just that time he was in Walla Walla.


Then they transferred him to Sing Sing.
2012-08-08 02:00:50 PM  
1 votes:
I'm looking at you, Boutros Boutros Ghali...
2012-08-08 01:57:27 PM  
1 votes:
Sirhan Sirhan was a killer and he only had one name!
2012-08-08 01:55:58 PM  
1 votes:

Aarontology: Rincewind53: Actually, it's even more basic than that. The criminal system uses middle names to refer to all defendants. So rather than just writing "John Gacy" on his court file, it is written as "John Wayne Gacy." That's it. There is literally nothing else to it.

So what you're saying is that people with three names are more prone to violence?


Jesus H. Christ!
2012-08-08 01:48:39 PM  
1 votes:

Rincewind53: Actually, it's even more basic than that. The criminal system uses middle names to refer to all defendants. So rather than just writing "John Gacy" on his court file, it is written as "John Wayne Gacy." That's it. There is literally nothing else to it.


Over in one. Article rendered moo.

Like a cow's opinion.
2012-08-08 01:47:17 PM  
1 votes:
Barack Hussein Obama
2012-08-08 01:46:52 PM  
1 votes:

Silly Jesus: Aarontology: Rincewind53: Actually, it's even more basic than that. The criminal system uses middle names to refer to all defendants. So rather than just writing "John Gacy" on his court file, it is written as "John Wayne Gacy." That's it. There is literally nothing else to it.

So what you're saying is that people with three names are more prone to violence?

And those with four names are prone to the ultra-violence.


Before or after drinking Moloko Vellocet?
2012-08-08 01:46:08 PM  
1 votes:
Oh my god I might be a murderer.
2012-08-08 01:44:25 PM  
1 votes:
This is why I only go by one name - Swayze.
2012-08-08 11:54:36 AM  
1 votes:

Rincewind53: Actually, it's even more basic than that. The criminal system uses middle names to refer to all defendants. So rather than just writing "John Gacy" on his court file, it is written as "John Wayne Gacy." That's it. There is literally nothing else to it.


So what you're saying is that people with three names are more prone to violence?
 
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