Schlagwort-Archiv: Namen

Serieus met aardappelen bezig.

Things I learned: Emmeloord calls itself the World Potato City.

Morgenamen.

A few minutes later, they became engaged. The morning after as they sat at breakfast, he told her his name.

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In fact, though their acquaintance had been so short, they had guessed, as always happens between lovers, everything of any importance about each other in two seconds at the utmost, and it now remained only to fill in such unimportant details as what they were called; where they lived; and whether they were beggars or people of substance

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography

Girlcott.

Sometimes I hear a shiny new word, but the more I read and think about it, the less I want to use it.

Fried(en).

Er is getracht een minder lugubere benaming in te voeren (bijvoorbeeld 'frietje feest' of 'friet vrede'), maar dit sloeg in het geheel niet aan.

Wikipedia: Friet / Patatje oorlog

A Star.

I introduced the A* notation with the thought that our algorithm (A*) was better than any other algorithm, better than anyone else's algorithm A, and we're gonna prove it!

Peter Hart, as cited in A* Search: What's in a Name? by James W. Davis, Jeff Hachtel (https://doi.org/10.1145/3326600)

Es gibt Ausnamen.

Stack is the new term for “I have no idea what I’m actually using”.

Erich Schubert: The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers

PUF.

The Friend refused to answer to the name [...] any longer and ignored or chastised those who insisted on using it. When visitors asked if it was the name of the person they were addressing, the Friend simply quoted Luke 23:3 ("thou sayest it"). Identifying as neither male nor female, the Friend asked not to be referred to with gendered pronouns. Followers respected these wishes, avoiding gender-specific pronouns even in private diaries, and referring only to "the Public Universal Friend" or short forms such as "the Friend" or "P.U.F."

Wikipedia: Public Universal Friend

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