1. So my second cousin-in-law, or my second cousin-in-law’s brother (I can’t remember, this happened like a decade ago or something – but it was a Kraakevik, I’m pretty sure about that) was at Target with . . . his wife? And he was trying to find her and he heard someone yelling ‘Marco!’ and he thought, “It’s my wife, trying to find me, doing the Marco Polo thing.” So he started responding according to custom: “Polo!”

And so it went back and forth until he came around a corner and found a woman who looked miffed to see that it was him and not her son whose real name, apparently, was ‘Marco’.

2. This:

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Update: Please see the comments for story clarification!