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17th Sep '17 5:18:09 PM AuraGuardian
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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' has the Outsiders; beings hailing from beyond the known cosmos, even beyond the supernatural realms of Faerie, Heaven, and Hell. Three of the most prominent Outsiders in the series have names such as "He Who Walks Behind", "He Who Walks Beside", and "He Who Walks Before". Any other name given to them (such as [[spoiler:the pejorative "Sharkface" used by the hero to refer to He Who Walks Before]]) are explicitly not their true names.

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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' has the Outsiders; beings hailing from beyond the known cosmos, even beyond the supernatural realms of Faerie, Heaven, and Hell. Three Two of the most prominent Outsiders in the series have names such as "He Who Walks Behind", "He Who Walks Beside", Behind" and "He Who Walks Before". Any other name given to them (such as [[spoiler:the pejorative "Sharkface" used by the hero to refer to He Who Walks Before]]) are explicitly not their true names.names.
%While we know there's a third walker, we don't know its name and haven't seen it yet.
9th Sep '17 9:52:25 PM nombretomado
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* The ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Soccer]]'' series has a DummiedOut field called A Nameless Field (also known as [[{{Area 51}} Area 51½]]).

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* The ''[[BackyardSports Backyard Soccer]]'' ''VideoGame/BackyardSoccer'' series has a DummiedOut field called A Nameless Field (also known as [[{{Area 51}} Area 51½]]).
1st Sep '17 7:48:44 AM WillyFourEyes
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* ESPN's BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)
** Similarly, some people refer to the Washington Redskins [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL team]] as the "Racist Slurs."

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* ESPN's BillSimmons Creator/BillSimmons refers to the Oklahoma City Thunder as "The Team That Shall Not Be Named" in solidarity with the people of Seattle, who had the Supersonics stolen out from under them by the OKC ownership group. Simmons is also known to call them the [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies Zombie Sonics]] or simply the Zombies. ([[http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8486795/the-harden-dilemma he changed his mind in October 2012]], considering that [[OverusedRunningGag it was too much trouble to keep it up]] and the Sonics might be resurrected.)
** Similarly, some people refer to the Washington Redskins [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL team]] as the "Racist Slurs.Slurs", or just "the Washington football team."
29th Aug '17 5:43:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/BountyHamster''. Marion and Cassie are captured by a BountyHunter in the form of a talking horse [[AFistfulOfDollars wearing a distinctive poncho]] who sounds like Creator/ClintEastwood.

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* ''WesternAnimation/BountyHamster''. Marion and Cassie are captured by a BountyHunter in the form of a talking horse [[AFistfulOfDollars [[Film/AFistfulOfDollars wearing a distinctive poncho]] who sounds like Creator/ClintEastwood.
20th Aug '17 2:54:41 AM airminer
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** Similarly, the word for bear in Slavic languages (and Hungarian) - a local version of "medved" - descends from the phrase "honey-eater"
** Other examples from Hungarian are:
*** Wolf - "farkas" (literally: "[animal] with a tail")
*** Deer - "szarvas" (literally: "[animal] with horns")
3rd Aug '17 12:03:45 PM Kazrak
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* The leader of the evil side in ''Literature/{{Grunts}}'' is only referred to as "the nameless necromancer". His [[HalfIdenticalTwins identical twin sister]], equal in power but on the side of good, is called "The Named".

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* The A leader of the evil side in ''Literature/{{Grunts}}'' is only referred to as "the nameless necromancer". His [[HalfIdenticalTwins identical twin sister]], equal in power but on the side of good, is called "The Named".
3rd Aug '17 11:58:07 AM Kazrak
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* The leader of the evil side in ''Literature/{{Grunts}}'' is only referred to as "the nameless necromancer". His [[HalfIdenticalTwins identical twin sister]], equal in power but on the side of good, is called "The Named".
25th Jun '17 6:12:04 PM nombretomado
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* For a book and a half of "TheVampireChronicles", [[spoiler: Akasha and Enkil]] are known simply as "Those Who Must Be Kept".

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* For a book and a half of "TheVampireChronicles", ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'', [[spoiler: Akasha and Enkil]] are known simply as "Those Who Must Be Kept".
10th Jun '17 10:36:54 AM Malady
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* Presumably the HeadlessHorseman from ''Literature/TheLegendOfSleepyHollow'' had a name, but no one calls him by it. Indeed, as he can't speak and has no face to recognize, it's doubtful anyone ''could'' call this ghostly figure by his name, even if they'd known him in life [[spoiler: and he wasn't a hoax]].

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* Presumably the HeadlessHorseman from ''Literature/TheLegendOfSleepyHollow'' had a name, but no one calls him by it. Indeed, as he can't speak and has no face to recognize, it's doubtful anyone ''could'' call this ghostly figure by his name, even if they'd known him in life [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and he wasn't a hoax]].



* In the WhateleyUniverse there was a thing known across galaxies as The Scourge, or The Stalker Among The Stars, or other encouraging names. It has since merged with a human, so it now has a name.

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* In the WhateleyUniverse ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'' there was a thing known across galaxies as The Scourge, or The Stalker Among The Stars, or other encouraging names. It has since merged with a human, so it now has a name.
4th Jun '17 9:45:24 PM coldrolxnd
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*** Eru Iluvatar (God) takes this a step further; not only is he never referred to by name, he is never explicitly referred to ''at all'', even by a title or other name; instead it appears only allowed (or respectful) to imply his existence and actions.

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*** Eru Iluvatar (God) (a god) takes this a step further; not only is he never referred to by name, he is never explicitly referred to ''at all'', even by a title or other name; instead it appears only allowed (or respectful) to imply his existence and actions.
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