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Sci-fi Baby Names: 500 Out of This World Baby Names
by Robert Schnakenberg | Parenting & Families
Registered by londonmet of London , Greater London United Kingdom on Sunday, July 12, 2009
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Journal Entry 1 by londonmet from London , Greater London United Kingdom on Sunday, July 12, 2009

8 out of 10

Found this oddity in a charity shop. It's fantastic - a book of baby names such as expectant parents often consult, but all SF-inspired. So conventional names have suggested SF characters given (Ellen for Ellen Ripley in Aliens, Susan for The Doctor's granddaughter), and there are sections for SF names proper. T'Pring, Jor El, even Jabba or Mxyzptlk are here for the consideration of the geekier parent-to-be. The kind of person who thinks; "Qui-Gon! that's a nice name. Or maybe Slartibartfast...".
I found it quite readable on a bus journey, both to see "have they thought of..." (they mostly had), and for a lot of "who'd name their kid *that*?" moments (the examples above aren't the worst). 


Journal Entry 2 by londonmet at Crystal Palace Park in Crystal Palace, Greater London United Kingdom on Sunday, April 18, 2010

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Released 4 yrs ago (4/18/2010 UTC) at Crystal Palace Park in Crystal Palace, Greater London United Kingdom

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Left on a walk round the park on a lovely sunny afternoon. 


Journal Entry 3 by wingAnonymousFinderwing on Monday, May 03, 2010

7 out of 10

I found this book amid the dinosaurs in Crystal Palace park. My girlfriend and I spent a pleasant half hour while she tested me on my ability to recall the film or TV show from which each name originated. Hopefully some other Luke or Leia (or Pavel or Nyota) will find it useful should they chance upon it on London Southbank, where I intend to leave it on May 4. (May the 4th be with you, you see?)

CAUGHT IN CRYSTAL PALACE LONDON UNITED KINGDOM 




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