Normblog on the Name game
The very great and good Norman Geras – an honorary Mancunian – has the excellent Roosevelt Brighton as his West Indian cricketer name, and the very exotic Lambretta Metformin as his Star wars name. Actually, I’m a bit in the dark on Star Wars as I am one of the three people on the planet never to have seen any of the various episodes. The current Doonesbury story is largely passing me by as a result.
Norm invited people to send him cool names. I always liked Canaan Banana myself, and was intrigued to learn that Brian Eno’s full name was Brian Peter St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno. Mind you, ‘er indoors once taught a girl called Cadillac Alexis Snow White Meredith Bennett…

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