History NamesToRunAwayFrom / UnpronouncableNames

10th Jun '17 1:16:02 PM nombretomado
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* '''''BKCRMWDJVG''''' of the WhateleyUniverse, a demon who has its own hell dimension.

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* '''''BKCRMWDJVG''''' of the WhateleyUniverse, Literature/WhateleyUniverse, a demon who has its own hell dimension.
23rd Feb '17 7:10:22 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to [[SomeCallMeTim make things easier]].

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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope, UsefulNotes/{{Georgia|Europe}}n, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to [[SomeCallMeTim make things easier]].
8th Jan '17 9:12:14 AM nombretomado
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* Chattur'gha, Xel'lotath, and Ulyaoth of ''EternalDarkness''.

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* Chattur'gha, Xel'lotath, and Ulyaoth of ''EternalDarkness''.''VideoGame/EternalDarkness''.
20th Nov '16 12:49:27 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** The Raxacoricofallapatorian aliens are a subversion. The ones we meet are usually villains, but most Raxacoricofallapatorians are actually LawfulGood. Some individual Raxacoricofallapatorian baddies, though, have hard-to-pronounce names (Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen, anyone?).

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** The Raxacoricofallapatorian aliens are a subversion. The ones we meet are usually villains, criminals on the lam from Raxacoricofallapatorius, but most Raxacoricofallapatorians are of the species is actually LawfulGood. Some LawfulGood (albeit with a rather draconian system of punishment). Doubly subverted in that some individual Raxacoricofallapatorian baddies, though, baddies also have hard-to-pronounce names (Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen, anyone?).
31st Oct '16 9:42:50 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Appropriately for a species of StarfishAliens, the criminal Hutts in ''Franchise/StarWars'' have alien-sounding names. For example, Jabba's full name is Jabba Desilijic Tiure.
4th Oct '16 11:37:28 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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Anything [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness really long]] or otherwise impossible to pronounce on the first try. Creator/HPLovecraft made this his stock in trade. For example, Cthulhu, Ithaqua, Shub-Niggurath, Y'golonac (YOU FOOL! [[SpeakOfTheDevil YOU'VE DOOMED US ALL!!]]), Nyarlathotep,Yog-Sothoth, Etc.

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Anything [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness really long]] or otherwise [[TheUnpronounceable impossible to pronounce on the first try.try]]. Creator/HPLovecraft made this his stock in trade. For example, Cthulhu, Ithaqua, Shub-Niggurath, Y'golonac (YOU FOOL! [[SpeakOfTheDevil YOU'VE DOOMED US ALL!!]]), Nyarlathotep,Yog-Sothoth, Etc.



* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to make things easier.

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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to [[SomeCallMeTim make things easier.easier]].
19th Sep '16 7:14:28 AM lakingsif
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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/{{Georgia}}, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to make things easier.

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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/{{Georgia}}, UsefulNotes/GeorgiaEurope, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to make things easier.
14th Sep '16 11:18:44 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Series/HaveIGotNewsForYou'' once joked that "the Americans intend to invade UsefulNotes/{{Iran}} and replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a dictator whose name is easier to pronounce." ''Series/TheDailyShow'' and ''Series/TheColbertReport'' also frequently riffed on how alien the former Iranian dictator's name sounds to English speakers.
9th Sep '16 10:26:27 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, one of the most infamous tyrants of the twentieth century, intentionally defied this trope. That name is perfectly normal in UsefulNotes/{{Georgia}}, but it's nigh unpronounceable in other languages. So by the time Ioseb came to lead the [[UsefulNotes/SovietRussiaUkraineAndSoOn Soviet Union]], he had taken on [[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin another name]] to make things easier.
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24th Aug '16 4:06:36 PM MrMaplesyrup1
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* X in Rick Riordan's Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer has a name simply described as: 'Something that started with Ks and went on for about thirty seconds.'
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