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    29 Original Names For Things That Are Pretty Jarring To See

    From "Alexis Texas" to "baby gays."

    1. Alexis Texas

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    Hannah Montana was originally named Alexis Texas.

    2. Mary Streep

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    Meryl Streep's real name is Mary Streep.

    3. Mars Men

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    Sour Patch Kids were originally called Mars Men.

    4. Spongeboy


    SpongeBob was originally called Spongeboy. They couldn't use that name because "Spongeboy" was copyrighted by a mop company.

    5. Sidney

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    Cookie Monster's real name is Sidney.

    6. Pictaboo

    Snapchat was originally named Pictaboo.

    7. Blood Fart

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    Fred Durst originally considered calling Limp Bizkit Blood Fart.

    8. The Whoopass Girls

    The Powerpuff Girls were originally called the Whoopass Girls.

    9. Tiny / Via

    Clifford's name was originally Tiny.

    10. Touch

    The Spice Girls were originally named Touch. There was also another member named Michelle Stephenson.

    11. Chicks and Dicks


    The show New Girl was originally called Chicks and Dicks.

    12. Six of One

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    The show Friends was originally called "Six of One."

    13. MacMan

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    The iMac was originally supposed to be named MacMan.

    14. Bucket of Blood

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    The drink Bloody Mary was originally called Bucket of Blood.

    15. Tote’m Stores

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    7-Eleven stores were originally named Tote’m Stores. The name was changed to 7-Eleven after the company changed their hours to 7 a.m.–11 p.m.

    16. Village Idiot

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    Nickelback's original name was Village Idiot.

    17. Sex Maggots

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    The Goo Goo Dolls' original name was the Sex Maggots.

    18. Naked Toddler

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    Creed's original name was Naked Toddler.

    19. Baby Gays

    Q-Tips were originally called Baby Gays. They added a "q," which stood for "quality."

    20. Julie Anne Smith

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    Julianne Moore was born Julie Anne Smith.

    21. BackRub


    Google was originally called BackRub.

    22. Mortimer

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    Mickey Mouse was originally called Mortimer. Walt Disney's wife hated the name, so he changed it.

    23. Kitten ball

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    Softball was originally called kitten ball. It was called kitten ball because the founder of the sport named his first team "The Kittens."

    24. Scary Movie

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    The movie Scream was originally called Scary Movie.

    25. Lunar Larry

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    Buzz Lightyear was originally named Lunar Larry.

    26. Flesh

    The peach Crayola crayon was originally named "flesh."

    27. Napron

    An apron was originally called a "napron." The name was changed because people were always mispronouncing "napron" and calling it an apron anyway.

    28. Cheerioats

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    Cheerios were originally called Cheerioats.

    29. Froffles

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    Eggo waffles were originally called Froffles. A combination of "frozen" and "waffles."