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The Baby Named for PIXY 103

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.
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Baby Born in, Named After, Key West

Lifestyle / Parenting : Nancy's Baby Names (3 years ago)

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

NPR One, An Audio App Featuring Curated Public Radio News and Stories

Odd : Laughing Squid (3 days ago)

NPR One is an audio app by NPR featuring curated public radio news and stories. The app weaves local stations into the mix for a more personalized feel. Users can also search for specific stations, shows, or podcasts. NPR One is cur... Read Post

Man Trades Baby Name for $100 Gas Card

Parenting / Infants : Babylune (6 years ago)

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

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