About Themes for Fake Names

Subject: About Themes for Fake Names
From: bryan -dot- westbrook -at- amd -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 07:51:30 -0500


At least twice we've had discussions here about people using names along a theme (like the Three Stooges or members of a famous band) for examples in screenshots. Apparently, we aren't the only ones who do that:

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&ncid=529&e=3&cid=529&u=/ap/20020719/ap_en_tv/drainage_simpsons_1

The gist of the article for those who can't check the link: Minnesota Department of Transportation has started naming their drainage ponds after characters from The Simpsons, Star Wars, and Happy Days.



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