Tom1320 wrote: ...... first name plus a reference to a life-long hobby.
I was just looking over the posts and saw yours - cool.
Clever_Username wrote:What's the word for something that clearly isn't self-descriptive? That's how to describe mine.
cfs wrote: My first post in over six months. My initials and user name are cfs.
nisiprius wrote:"that Nisi Prius nuisance, who just now is rather rife,
That judicial humorist--
I've got him on my list."
it just popped into my head at a moment when I was trying to think of a screen name that had no particular connection with my real world identity. It's a line from a song in a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, The Mikado, in which a character, Ko-Ko, is making a list of people who could be eliminated and "never would be missed." It's some obscure legal term relating to court procedures in Victorian England. I'm not a lawyer, certainly not a judge. I've done a little bit of Googling and clicking and have concluded that Gilbert and Sullivan connoisseurs have no idea what, or more likely whom, Gilbert was talking about.
Peter Foley wrote:One of my great grandfathers. I don't think he ever had a penny to his name but he donated his house to become the church rectory.
Genealogy is one of my hobbies.
alisa4804 wrote:. . . cfs, nice to see you are back on the forum. I always enjoy your cheerful, positive contributions. Very interesting origin of your user name, also!
WolfgangPauli wrote:. Everything we subscribed to was subscribed under this name ( a lot of mail was addressed to our dog). So, to this day, most things I sign up for I sign up under Wolfgang Pauli.
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