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Aptronyms

Postby Slava » Sun Nov 02, 2014 7:31 pm

I know this idea has come around previously, related to books and their authors, but these are real:

http://www.theguardian.com/media/mind-y ... eterminism

One I saw, in Discover magazine, was a solar scientist with the surname Sunshine.
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Re: Aptronyms

Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:08 pm

I once met a young man yclept Gaylord, who stuck out his hand and said, "Hi, I'm Gay!" (He wasn't.)

Then there was the religion prof named Dr. Christian.
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