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Old 05-12-2023, 10:47 PM
 
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Lysander - A Midsummer Night's Dream (I would name my son this if I had one).

Ororo Munroe - Storm from the X Men.
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Old 05-14-2023, 10:36 PM
 
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Can't narrow it down to just one, but one of them would be Rocket J. Squirrel.
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Old 05-14-2023, 10:41 PM
 
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***** Galore - Ian Fleming's Goldfinger (The first name is censored by the C-D software, but it is slang for a cat.)

Harkabeeparolyn and Kawaresksenjajok from Larry Niven's Ringworld (or maybe it was Ringworld Engeeneers)

Jubal Harshaw from Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. He's described thusly: "Jubal E. Harshaw, LL.B., M.D., Sc.D., bon vivant, gourmet, sybarite, popular author extraordinary, neo-pessimist philosopher, devout agnostic, professional clown, amateur subversive, and parasite by choice."
Another memorable Bond name.....P***y Galore.
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Old 05-14-2023, 10:45 PM
 
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Otter (from Animal House).
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Old 05-14-2023, 10:53 PM
 
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Ha! Interesting.

I worked with a Rosita Erikson. She was born in the Philippines but her parents were Chinese. She married her Swedish-American pen pal.
I dated a Kristie and a Kristin.

At the same time .

And they both had eight letter last names and the first four letters were the same (both of them were Swedish).
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Old 05-14-2023, 10:56 PM
 
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I love this excerpt about Eustace Scrubb in Voyage of the Dawn Treader:

"There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb and he almost deserved it. His parents called him Eustace Clarence and masters called him Scrubb. I can't tell you how his friends spoke to him, for he had none. He didn't call his Father and Mother "Father" and "Mother", but Harold and Alberta. They were very up-to-date and advanced people. They were vegetarians, non-smokers and teetotallers and wore a special kind of underclothes. In their house there was very little furniture and very few clothes on the beds and the windows were always open.

Eustace Clarence liked animals, especially beetles, if they were dead and pinned on a card. He liked books if they were books of information and had pictures of grain elevators or of fat foreign children doing exercises in model schools."
For some reason that name made me think of Buford T. Justice .
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Old 05-15-2023, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Rochester, WA
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Has anyone mentioned Bob Loblaw? Of the Bob Loblaw Law Blog?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqt94fX6DSg
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Old 05-15-2023, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Rochester, WA
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J.R.R. Tolkien had lots of great hobbit names:
Bilbo Baggins
Hamfast Gamgee
Peregrine Took (Pippin)
Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry)
Lobelia Sackville-Baggins


We gave our two corgis hobbit names: Mister Underhill and Rosie Cotton.
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Old 05-17-2023, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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Captain Tuttle on "M*A*S*H." The episode's IMDb page lists him as played by "Self."
Radar OReilly.
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Old 05-17-2023, 09:35 AM
 
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Not fictional, but there was a young girl competing in some 4H Club thing at the Ohio State Fair and her name was Rusty Clutter. Ain’t that just the best dang farm girl name ever?
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