TIL that Oprah Winfrey’s real name is Orpah. Orpah is the name of a biblical figure in the Book of Ruth. She is known as Oprah because people mispronounced her birth name often when she was was growing up.

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  1. My dad almost named me Dismas, the name of the good thief who was crucified next to Jesus. My mom talked him out of it. Thanks mom. She wanted to name me Lance instead. Yikes. Luckily they compromised and chose something I actually like.

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