"Upset" & other nomenological phenomena

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Wed Nov 20 17:01:21 UTC 2002

> This discussion has drifted away from the true meaning of the
> Shandy-Lack Theory.  Rather than names that have become
> ill-omened because of shame incurred by a previous holder of
> the name, we should be we should be discussing people who
> became baseball players because they were named Poppup or
> linguists because they were named Particple.  A few more
> positive examples of the Theory in action, and it can be
> elevated to a Law, just as the example of Upset elevated it
> from an Hypothesis to a Theory.

The head of the Religion Department at my undergraduate school was Professor

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