One of the local radio stations on Cape Cod (where I grew up) is a classic rock station called PIXY 103. Back then, one of PIXY’s annual publicity stunts involved baby names. To the parents of the first baby born on the Cape every year, the station would offer a cash prize…but only if the parents agreed to name their baby Pixy first. If Pixy was used as the first name, the parents got $1,000.
In July of 1948, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jennings of Key West welcomed a baby boy. They named him Key West Jennings. (This one reminds me of Cape Cod Bannister.) Source: “Key West Baby Is Named After Its Birthplace.” Miami News 13 Jul. 1... Read Post
Okay, now I’ve heard of some strange names for babies and even strange stories on how a person picked their child’s name. But this man decided to take a bet. He called in for a prize at the local radio station who would give someone... Read Post