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The Study of Names
Contributors' initials are included below, with their full names on the
Ichinose, Dr. Fumito
informs us that "according to the BBC News website sewer gas or hydrogen sulphide—which the BBC rather obviously informs us smells of rotten eggs—may help preserve organ function in critically ill patients according to Harvard scientist...Dr. Fumito
tells us of some folks she has actually met: Dr.
- Bloomington Indiana hospital doctor in 1980s; Dr.
- Indiana University sociology professor in 1980s; Dr.
- University of Kent (England) social sciences professor in 1980s
is General Electric's CEO who was recently heard
defending the nuclear industry's safety record.
I suppose he'd be talking about the possibility of a meltdown. ;-) GJO
read in the
Halifax Daily News
: "Accused drug conspirator Daniel
has spent so much time in court he doesn't need a state-appointed lawyer, a judge has ruled...Innocente is in jail, after his parole was revoked earlier this year on a 7-year sentence for another drug-trafficking conspiracy."
In Kentville, Nova Scotia, Claire
's first paid job was a clerk in Duguid's Jewelers. Her mother,
, was an antiques dealer with a certificate in gemology. Claire's uncle, Ron
, lived on Diamond Lane, somewhere in England. (
writes "The new
Head of the Criminal Justice
in the UK is called Igor
In Delphi, Indiana,
says she has seen the office of an attorney named Courtney B.
is an anesthesiologist. (Frank Nuessel,
The Study of Names
, Greenwood Press, 1992, p. 42) (
Kickett, Senter, and Wing
played for Essendon in the Australian Football League (which is a far superior game to Rugby League, or anything else for that matter). Also, there are two current players in the National Rugby League called Darren
. Unfortunately, they don't play the correct positions!
is a forward and wing plays five-eighth. (
was in 1998 a barrister in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. (
reports that Dr. Sam
is a freshwater ecologist in the Dept. of Biological Sciences at Monash University.
reports that Chris
is a hurricane researcher with NOAA.
IF reports a reference in the October 2001 issue of National Geographic to a park ranger at the Lava Beds
National Monument, named Jeff
who (presumablt among other things) enjoyed exploring caves.
In the same issue: "...the nearby thermal area known as Bumpass Hell was named for Kendall Vanhook Bumpass,
an explorer and mountain man who fell into a boiling mud pot in 1865 and had to have his leg amputated."
APM is a career law enforcement officer, currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC), having previously served for 29 years with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) at the community policing, national and international levels. He has extensive experience in a wide range of law enforcement disciplines in Australia and overseas. (
is a police chief. (Frank Nuessel, The Study of Names, Greenwood Press, 1992, p. 42) (
Learning, Dr. Deryl
is flounder of the
Academic Leadership Online Journal
is a volleyball teacher, coach and tournament organizer in San Diego, California. (
Leek, van der
Out in Delta, British Columbia,
reports seeing a truck belonging to the van der
of the state of Victoria in Australia is Mr. John
drew my attention to the author Reed
, who helped write "
Documenting Software Architectures
", a page-turner if there ever was one.
Lyon and Cook
: "Up until the mid-nineties (?) there was an accounting firm in Bathurst, NB, called
Lyon and Cook
. I laugh when I think of them "lyin' to the tax department and cookin' the books".
American financier Bernard
(pronounced 'made off') has been sentenced to 150 years behind bars by a New York court for masterminding a massive fraud that robbed investors of $65 billion. GJO comments, "He may have made off with the dough but justice eventually caught up with him".
Makepeace, Dr. James
, professor of sociology in 1987 at the college of St. Benedict at St. John's University in Minnessota, was a specialist in family violence. (
, Montréal, September 29, 1987) (
Mallett, Dr. D. V.
found the chiropractor Dr. D. V.
on LeMarchant Road, St. John's, Newfoundland.
Mann, Jessica Helen
was a very good student in anthropology at McGill University in Montréal. In June 1998, she graduated with honours in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and also made the Dean's Honour List. (
reports that Sally
was an administrator at the
Southampton Oceanography Centre
discovered that the artist Vincent van Gogh originall made drawings, and was introduced to painting in colour by his artist cousin Anton
. The full biography can be found
McAnally, Dr. James R.
Dr. James R.
is a specialist in implant, cosmetic & restorative dentistry in Seattle. (
Queen Anne/Magnolia New
s, Seattle, July 8, 1998) (
heads the Meetings and Publications division of the
Science and Technology Corporation
, at their head office in Virginia.
saw her name on a brochure advertising a scientific conference. Folks wanting more information were invited to contact her!
is the name of the CFMEU representative (the main trade union in construction, forestry and forest products, mining and energy production) called in for negotiations to prevent the closure of a timber mill that went into receivership in Canberra this month. Dusty races dirt track sidecars when he gets a chance.
Moller, Dr. Michelle
noticed a dentist in the Halifax Yellow Pages named Dr. Michelle
reminds us of the champion poker player
reports "We went to a wedding in Rothesay on the weekend. All over southern New Brunswick were huge campaign signs promoting "
". Unfortunately, he was running for the Conservatives, not the Liberals." (Canada had a Federal election in June 2004, following a scandal involving dubious expenditure of tax revenue. The Liberals won, but were given only a minority government.)
, General Manager and Winemaker for Kooyong and Port Phillip Estate, Australia.
Mudd, Dr. Gavin
Another Oz contributor,
, reports that Dr. Gavin
is a representative of Monash University's Institute for Sustainable Water Resources, and commented on the radio about the water shortages in Sydney, Australia. Apparently, plans for a desalination plant have just been shelved and aquifers in the Southern Highlands have been mooted as a potential source of drinking water. We hope they do not end up with "muddy waters"! (a little blues joke)
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