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    Hubert Wolfe+585 Sr.

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    August 4, 1914 – October 24, 1997

    Well, this is strange. What kind of a name is "Wolfe+585"? Trust us, it gets curiouser and curiouser.

    The man pictured, a German-born Philadelphian typesetter, SHORTENED his last name to "Wolfe+585". Previously, he was known as...

    We're not done yet. You see how we wrote "known as"? That was also a shortened version. His full name was...

    For years, Hubert (let's keep it short) was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest last name in existence. So how did he get it? Apparently, it was made up by his great-grandfather, who, like other Jews in 19th century Germany, was forced to choose a surname.

    So now that the last name mystery is solved, we are left with one question:

    With 26 alphabetical first names, how did he settle on Hubert?

    Verdict: Jew.

    June 5, 2020

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