Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The Name of the Day is ... "McBean"

Have you ever paid much attention to other people’s names before? I happen to find language itself very interesting, and names are no different.

Today’s ‘Name of the Day’ (which simply means that I LIKE a specific name) is sponsored by none other than the name: (Ta-da )- “McBean”. Why? I’m not sure. I guess for a few reasons. First, it stumbled across my desk this morning and caught my eye. Second, I like the way it sounds when spoken. Go ahead, say it out loud now – you KNOW you want to! “McBean”. Doesn’t that sound distinguished!? Next, it makes me wonder what it means. Yes, I know I could simply Google the name and find out, but that’s too easy; besides, I prefer my own little game of imagination instead. The name itself reminds me of... BEANS! (No surprise there, right?) When thinking upon it and speaking it aloud, I see images of the descendents of the name “McBean” flocking to Ellis Island from the Scottish lowlands around the year 1900. Their knees are exposed, because they’re wearing these short little plaids of green, brown, yellow, and white while coming abroad from their homeland – BEAN colored plaids, they are! When speaking, they have this nice little lilt to their voices that is smooth and comforting. I wonder if there was such a thing as bean farmers over there. What kinds of beans did they grow? Green beans, string beans, wax beans? Finally, the name “McBean” reminds me of McDonald’s coffee. So I think I’m going to go get some now!



Have a GREAT day. . .it’s BEAN fun (not been, bet ‘bean’ - Get it?! Sheesh, laugh a little, already)!!! As a matter of fact, all this McBean talk has made me hungry. I think I’ll get a McChicken sandwich, too, while I’m at it!



This is actually a PICTURE of the real McBean (Pinto McBean!) in Alberta, Canada. How cool is that?!

Simple minds. Simple pleasures. What can I say?!

7 comments:

Kevin said...

I laughed. :P I like how you write. Keeps it interesting!

Kimba The White Lioness said...

Thanks for the compliment, Kevin. I was just goofing around yesterday at the lame place I spend most of my time - work! =)

NyteGoddessBoo said...

Kimba,
I enjoyed reading this post. It reminded of the movie called Mr Bean. Very comical to say the least. Keep em coming girl.

Kimba The White Lioness said...

Thanks NGB. Sometimes I'm just plain goofy. It helps to counter-balance my intense serious side, I guess.

Nyte said...

lol kimba you are a nut but so am i beans just remind me of one thing really and thats gas lol

From the Eyes of my Heart said...

haha what an imagination!!! I associate certain names to some stuff as well but not as far as that! I enjoyed this post kimba =) thanks

Kimba The White Lioness said...

Nyte - Beans and gas - oh yeah, I hear ya there! It's Bean-O all the way dude!