Kenny McCormick's last name.

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Kenny McCormick's last name.

Postby jlee628 » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:41 am

Why was Kenny McCormick's last name sometimes spelled as "McKormick"? Is this an error, or was that intentional?
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Re: Kenny McCormick's last name.

Postby Big-Will » Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:07 am

They didn't think fans would care how it's spelled. This is the same reason Broflovski was spelled four or five different ways in the first three seasons.
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Re: Kenny McCormick's last name.

Postby Amy:D » Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:37 pm

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Re: Kenny McCormick's last name.

Postby Lyon82 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:57 am

Big-Will wrote:They didn't think fans would care how it's spelled. This is the same reason Broflovski was spelled four or five different ways in the first three seasons.


Not to mention it's fun to mutilate names out of Eastern Europe, particularly the Slavic language family. The fewer vowels in a name the more possibilities to screw up in spectacular fashion.
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Re: Kenny McCormick's last name.

Postby JVM » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:39 am

Kyle's last name has been consistent as Broflovski for about ten years now.

Kenny's last name switches between McCormick and McKormick spelling, but the former is more common. The latter only really came up in Seasons 4 & 5, and I think once in the last 2-3 seasons. But 'McCormick' appeared as far back as "Pinkeye" and has been used as recently as "T. M. I."

Plus the official site used Broflovski and McCormick, last I checked.
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