"Upset" & other nomenological phenomena

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Wed Nov 20 17:39:00 UTC 2002

Years ago we kept a list of authors and the titles of their books e.g.,
Fish, Marie Poland, 1932-  Contributions to the natural history of the
Burbot, Lota maculosa (Lesueur) [a type of fish--ed.]

We called such phenomena "appronyms."

maberry at u.washington.edu

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Peter A. McGraw wrote:

> Believe it or not, my mother had a dentist named Dr. Payne when she was a
> kid, my dad had a Dr. Acres, and my sister and I had a Dr. Molar.
> Peter Mc.
> --On Wednesday, November 20, 2002 12:10 PM -0500 David Bergdahl
> <bergdahl at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU> wrote:
> > We had a dentist named Dr. Payne but she moved (her husband decided to
> > become a minister)
> ****************************************************************************
>                                Peter A. McGraw
>                    Linfield College   *   McMinnville, OR
>                             pmcgraw at linfield.edu

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