mjj (flemmings) wrote,

What's in a name

To have it here where it will stay, unlike tumblr and FB.

Via mooncustafer, the ultimate list of utterly insane old money names . "If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction." But there's the 正真正銘/ realio trulio John Jacob William Waldorf Astor, so Plesanton Conquest Jr and Peachy G Harrison must be real too.

Peachy. Peachy. I feel like Vimes faced with his new dwarf recruit.
Tags: language, pratchett

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