History Main / SesquipedalianSmith

27th Jun '17 11:16:33 AM JamesAustin
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->'''Sallah''': Please, what does it always mean, this... this "Junior"?\\
'''Professor Henry Jones''': That's his name. (points to himself) Henry Jones (points to Indy) Junior.\\
'''Indiana Jones''': I like "Indiana".\\
'''Professor Henry Jones''': We named the ''dog '' Indiana.

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->'''Sallah''': ->'''Sallah:''' Please, what does it always mean, this... this "Junior"?\\
'''Professor Henry Jones''': Jones:''' That's his name. (points ''[points to himself) himself]'' Henry Jones (points ''[points to Indy) Indy]'' Junior.\\
'''Indiana Jones''': Jones:''' I like "Indiana".\\
'''Professor Henry Jones''': Jones:''' We named the ''dog '' ''dog'' Indiana.



* Mahershalalhashbaz (or "simply" Mahershala) Ali, an actor who won Best Supporting Actor for ''Film/{{Moonlight}}''.

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* Mahershalalhashbaz (or "simply" Mahershala) Ali, an actor who appeared in ''Series/{{House of Cards|US}}'' and ''Series/LukeCage2016'' and who won Best Supporting Actor for ''Film/{{Moonlight}}''.''Film/Moonlight2016''.



* [=Supermodel=] [[Creator/ElleMacPherson Elle [=MacPherson=]]] has played this straight and inverted. She was born Eleanor Gow. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother married a man named [=MacPherson=]. Eleanor took the last name and shortened her first name for balance.

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* [=Supermodel=] [[Creator/ElleMacPherson Elle [=MacPherson=]]] Supermodel Creator/ElleMacPherson has played this straight and inverted. She was born Eleanor Gow. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother married a man named [=MacPherson=]. Eleanor took the last name and shortened her first name for balance.
19th Jun '17 6:52:51 AM AgentKyles
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* Julianne Moore, actress.

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* Julianne Moore, Creator/JulianneMoore, actress.
1st Jun '17 1:30:10 AM PaulA
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* Sci-fi author Creator/RobertAHeinlein was very fond of this trope, most often with the surname "Smith". His characters included Valentine Michael Smith, Woodrow Wilson Smith, and Johann Sebastian Bach Smith.

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* Sci-fi author Creator/RobertAHeinlein was very fond of this trope, most often with the surname "Smith". His characters included [[Literature/StrangerInAStrangeLand Valentine Michael Smith, Smith]], [[Literature/TimeEnoughForLove Woodrow Wilson Smith, Smith]], and [[Literature/IWillFearNoEvil Johann Sebastian Bach Smith.Smith]].
16th May '17 1:04:50 PM wuggles
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* Mahershalalhashbaz (or "simply" Mahershala) Ali, an actor who played Mombasa in ''Film/{{Predators}}''.

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* Mahershalalhashbaz (or "simply" Mahershala) Ali, an actor who played Mombasa in ''Film/{{Predators}}''.won Best Supporting Actor for ''Film/{{Moonlight}}''.
4th May '17 2:39:27 PM ProfessorThascales
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* From Agatha Christie's ''The ABC Murders'': Alexander Bonaparte Cust.
2nd May '17 12:24:58 AM ProfessorThascales
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* From ''Knaves Templar'' (a historical mystery): Peregrinus Monk and Theophilus Phipps.
22nd Apr '17 1:08:36 AM ProfessorThascales
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* Culverton Smith, scientist from the Sherlock Holmes story "The Dying Detective."



* Creator/CordwainerSmith

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* Creator/CordwainerSmithCreator/CordwainerSmith (a pseudonym), science fiction writer
19th Apr '17 5:12:16 PM ProfessorThascales
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** And (in Doctor Who) we hear about her aunt Lavinia Smith.
11th Apr '17 5:34:01 PM BrokenEye
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* Humiliation Hynde, a 17th century Puritan. Apparently he had two sons, both of whom were ''also'' named Humiliation Hynde.
25th Mar '17 10:01:20 AM erforce
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* [[ChristopherLee Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ]] managed to do this ''twice''.

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* [[ChristopherLee [[Creator/ChristopherLee Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee CBE CStJ]] managed to do this ''twice''.
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