Why did Mark Twain name his protagonist Huckleberry Finn, when he could've - just as well - named him Dingleberry Finn?

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Why did Mark Twain name his protagonist Huckleberry Finn, when he could've - just as well - named him Dingleberry Finn?

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Beats the crap out of me???

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Beats the crap out of me???

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Rooster Rooster

In response to “Beats the crap out of me???

No, that's the less-well-known manual by the author...

"How to have these dingleberries off, without shaving my ****?"

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

In response to “Vice...

If I had asked for an instruction manual for the ballet "Nutcracker", that's the tool I was missing to begin with.

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

In response to “Vice...

Ouch!

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

In response to “Vice...

I wonder if that Vice grip was made in Miami.

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azlotto azlotto

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Lol! You good, Bro. : )

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azlotto azlotto

In response to “Lol! You good, Bro. : )

Oddly enough, I just realized I'm watching a movie called Vice (2015, starring Bruce Willis and Thomas Jane).

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

Tom Sauerkraut and Dinggleberry Finn? Ha!

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Will_Janitor Will_Janitor

Because then Doc Holiday would have said "I'll be your dingleberry". Which would have been even more awkward. LOL

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Walt_OReagun Walt_OReagun

In response to “Because then Doc Holiday would have said...

I find nothing awkward of being some else's dingleberry. Isn't that, what this whole existence is about?

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

clearly, the great conundrum.....and then, there's Doc Holliday who proclaimed, "I'm your Huckleberry"

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Freeranger Freeranger

In response to “clearly, the great conundrum.....and then...

Well, Freeranger, I'm your dingleberry.

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

In response to “Well, Freeranger, I'm your dingleberry.

I'd like to say that, that's good to know? heh, heh

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Freeranger Freeranger

In response to “Dingleberry...

Laughed out loud.

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

In response to “Laughed out loud.

: )

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azlotto azlotto

The word "dingleberry" did not exist before about 1950.

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that_guy that_guy

In response to “The word "dingleberry" did not exist...

Well, since Mister Twain was ahead of his time, he could've used it.

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ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls OP

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