“Kurt ‘n’ Rod” is an appropriate name (aptronym) for “curtain rod.” “Kurt N Rod” was the name of a horse in 1966.
A riddle version was posted on the newsgroup rec.humor on April 23, 1993:
Q: What do you call two male quads hanging around a window?
A: Kurt ‘n Rod.
“I went fishing today with my two friends, Rod and Annette” is a one-liner with two similar apt names.
Year Book, Trotting and Pacing
United States Trotting Association
Volume 79, Issue 2
64 Kurt N Rod (55), p$0, br m, by James R. Rodney. Chester R. Moffitt, Vernon Center, N. Y.
November 1985, Boys’ Life, “Think & Grin,” pg. 73, col. 3:
A book never written: “All About Window Coverings” by Kurt N. Rod.— Brian Duncan, Tallahassee, Fla.
16 December 1988, Rockford (IL) Register Star, “Isaac Asimov’s Super Quiz,” pg. 9D, col. 5:
Two men putting up kitchen curtains.
Kurt ‘n’ Rod.
Google Groups: rec.humor
Canonical List of Quad Jokes
What do you call two male quads hanging around a window?
Kurt ‘n Rod.
Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
A pretty bad joke.
Two guys with no arms/ legs hanging on the wall..
-Kurt ‘n Rod
What do you call two guys hanging from a window? Kurt n Rod. #worstjokeever
1:33 AM - 27 Aug 2009
A Way with Words
Kurt and Rod
Posted by Grant Barrett on December 8, 2012
A while back, our Quiz Guy John Chaneski gave us a game of aptronyms, and your answers are still pouring in. Like, what do you call two guys over a window? How about Kurt n’ Rod?
101 Amazing What Do You Call Jokes
By Jack Goldstein
Andrews UK Limited
What do you call two men in the window?
Kurt ‘n’ Rod
What do you call two men hanging from a window?
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Kurt n Rod
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