Tuesday, March 29, 2005

U.S. Surname Distribution. (via Pharyngula) "Enter a surname (last name) into the form below and you'll get a map of the United States showing the distribution of people with this surname within the 50 United States."

The Ska Name Generator. Ah, some silliness. I got Chelsea Upbeat.

[posted by S. Y. Affolee on 2:30 PM | link]

Thursday, March 17, 2005

How Many Names Hath God? A humorous article from The Morning News in which God is called Hilroy, Jimmy, and Rambo, among other things.

Name meme.
1. YOUR PORN STAR NAME: (Name of first pet / Street you live on)
2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (Name of your favorite snack food / Grandfather's first name)
3. YOUR FASHION DESIGNER NAME: (First word you see on your left / Favorite restaurant)
4. EXOTIC FOREIGNER ALIAS: (Favorite Spice / Last Foreign Vacation Spot)
5. SOCIALITE ALIAS: (Silliest Childhood Nickname / Town Where You First Partied)
6. "FLY GIRL/BOY" ALIAS (a la J. Lo): (First Initial / First Two or Three Letters of your Last Name)
7. ICON ALIAS: (Something Sweet Within Sight / Any Liquid in Your Kitchen)
8. DETECTIVE ALIAS: (Favorite Baby Animal / Where You Went to High School)
9. BARFLY ALIAS: (Last Snack Food You Ate / Your Favorite Alcoholic Drink)
10. SOAP OPERA ALIAS: (Middle Name / Street Where You First Lived)
11. ROCK STAR ALIAS: (Favorite Candy / Last Name Of Favorite Musician)
12. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: ( First 2 letters of your first name and the last 3 Letters from your last name makes your first name. Take the first 2 letters of your mother's maiden name and the first 3 letters of the city you were born in)

[posted by S. Y. Affolee on 9:12 AM | link]

Saturday, March 05, 2005

What's in a name? A Blog Sisters post asks: "Why is it that a child having the father's last name is something that has to happen?"

[posted by S. Y. Affolee on 7:57 PM | link]





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