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Subject:Re: Making up user names From:Wolf Lahti <wduby -at- PACCAR -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 24 Sep 1996 06:49:51 -0700
Rebecca Phillips asked
>How do other people make up user names? Do you just use John and Jane
To the best of my knowledge, this is a true story, though I have no
authenticating resource to cite:
When members of the British comedy group were sitting around trying to come
up with a name, they kept coming up with ideas that had already been used.
It was Eric Idle, I think, who suggested "Monty Python--because no one's
ever been called *that* before!"
A few months after _Monty Python's Flying Circus_ aired, they received a
letter from a Mr Montgomery Python who, fortunately, thought the use of his
name was delightful.
"I hate quotations!" Wolf Lahti
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson Allen, Washington
wduby -at- paccar -dot- com wolf-lahti -at- usa -dot- net