Name on engagement announcement for downstate couple gets international attention

NEW BERLIN, Ill. -- When you have a funny name, people notice.

People around the world are laughing at the name on the engagement announcement of a couple from downstate Illinois.

Joel Burger is marrying Ashley King in July, making it the Burger-King wedding.

The New Berlin couple, who were friends in high school but didn't start dating until college, says they've embraced the jokes about their "whopper" of a name and aren't letting any annoyances "ketchup" with them.

To prove it, they broke tradition and put his name first on the engagement announcement.

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