suggestive names

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Jun 12 16:50:30 UTC 2006

> I have also seen credited to Fields an inquiry as to the
> well-being of the Bates family, but particularly the young master.

In the last couple of seasons of the TV show St. Elsewhere, the
character played by William Daniels (Dr. Mark Craig) was writing a novel
about the Lingus family.  Once or twice he mentioned their daughter,
Constance, but never filled out the joke by saying "Connie Lingus".  It
was always left unsaid.

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