Sunday Spotlight: Nomar Garciaparra

Posted on March 6, 2016 By

Nomar Garciaparra! Nifty, nimble, and namerific!   As the first feature on Curionomastics, I have chosen a childhood hero. As a big Red Sox fan, I followed all of the greats in the late 1990s and early 2000s, including Mo Vaughn, Manny Ramirez, Johnny Damon, and Pedro Martinez, but Nomar was my favorite player. With…


The Grand Curiopening!

Posted on March 1, 2016 By

March the First has arrived and, as planned, it is time for the Curionomastics Kick-Off!   Let me explain… Curionomastics is my attempt at a creative description for my curiosity about fascinating people with intriguing or wonderful names. At least, that’s how it started out, but as I began to create content for this blog,…