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[Powderworks] NMOC kitten names

Randy Van Vliet bigdaddyrv@yahoo.com
Fri, 18 Jul 2003 14:05:13 -0700 (PDT)

Steeped in Classical Literature as I am I suggest
Thing 1 and Thing 2.


--- bmounier@sympatico.ca wrote:
> All right creative people, try this one:
> I've got a pair of new kittens, brothers, white and
> striped (one grey, one tan) and I've got to name
> them.  For the first time in my life I'm stumped!!
> My older cat is called Circe. I can't decide what to
> name these guys. It needs to be short, evocative and
> aesthetically pleasing.
> I wanted to call them Diego and Frieda but they're
> both males. I thought of oily names, like Diesel and
> Dust (doesnít sound good, try calling Dust! Dust!),
> Truganini and Namatjira (too long). I once called a
> cat Tom Bombadil so Tolkien is out. Hiroshima and
> Nagasaki, although appropriate in devastation are
> too disrespectful.  Charybdis and Scylla are not
> exactly easy to call. Iím ready for a little help
> from my friends. Places in Oz? Oily references? 
> Mythology? Foreign names? Authors? Famous brothers?
> Looking forward to your suggestion on this critical
> issue.
> Cheers
> Brigitte
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