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26th Apr '17 12:20:24 AM PaulA
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* Creator/AlanDeanFoster's novel ''Literature/{{Spellsinger}}'' features "Caspar di Lorca di l'Omollia di los Enansas Giterxos", more usually known as "Caz". A city councilor in the sequel goes by the name of Millevoddevareen. Ironically, his associate Mudge accuses the hero, Jonathan Thomas Meriweather, of having an excessively long name and insists on calling him "Jon-Tom".
** Also by Foster, ''The End of the Matter'' features a goofy-looking mad alien that claims to be named Abalamahalamatandra. In ''Sentenced to Prism'', the protagonist meets a caterpillar-like creature named A Surface of Fine Azure-Tinted Reflection With Pyroxin Dendritic Inclusions.

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* Creator/AlanDeanFoster's novel Creator/AlanDeanFoster:
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''Literature/{{Spellsinger}}'' series: The first novel features "Caspar di Lorca di l'Omollia di los Enansas Giterxos", more usually known as "Caz". A city councilor in the sequel goes by the name of Millevoddevareen. Ironically, his associate Mudge accuses the hero, Jonathan Thomas Meriweather, of having an excessively long name and insists on calling him "Jon-Tom".
** Also by Foster, ''Literature/HumanxCommonwealth'' series: ''The End of the Matter'' features a goofy-looking mad alien that claims to be named Abalamahalamatandra. In ''Sentenced to Prism'', the protagonist meets a caterpillar-like creature named A Surface of Fine Azure-Tinted Reflection With Pyroxin Dendritic Inclusions.
16th Apr '17 4:22:37 PM Divra
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* ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' has a few.

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* ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' has a few. And this is before you start tacking on [[KnightFever titles]] and military honors, which most of the examples have in spades.
10th Feb '17 4:36:13 PM luiz4200
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* ''Literature/GravityFallsJournal3'': ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' character Rumble [=McSkirmish's=] full name is revealed to be "Rumble Fracas Melee Fistcuffs Slapfight [=McSkirmish=]".
2nd Dec '16 12:39:28 AM PaulA
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** She also loves doing this in her ''Franchise/StarTrek'' novels, especially concerning Romulans -- sorry, Literature/{{Rihannsu}}. ''The Romulan Way'' features a Romulan Commander named Ael i-Mhiessan t'Rllaillieu, and a Federation agent going by the name Arrhae ir-Mnaeha t'Khellian. To make things even worse, the poor woman's ''Human'' name is Terise Haleakala-[=LoBrutto=]. And now my fingers have cramped up.

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** She also loves doing this in her ''Franchise/StarTrek'' novels, especially concerning Romulans -- sorry, Literature/{{Rihannsu}}. ''The Romulan Way'' features ''Literature/MyEnemyMyAlly'' introduces a Romulan Commander named Ael i-Mhiessan t'Rllaillieu, and ''Literature/TheRomulanWay'' features a Federation agent going by the name Arrhae ir-Mnaeha t'Khellian. To make things even worse, the poor woman's ''Human'' name is Terise Haleakala-[=LoBrutto=]. And now my fingers have cramped up.
5th Nov '16 11:45:50 PM Melkior
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* ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' gives us "Albus Percival Wulfric Brian [[TheDumbledore Dumbledore]]."

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* ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' gives us "Albus Percival Wulfric Brian [[TheDumbledore [[EccentricMentor Dumbledore]]."
24th Aug '16 7:01:47 PM PaulA
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* Clennen Mendakersson in ''Literature/TheDalemarkQuartet'' is self-admittedly fond of long names, and thinks his own and his wife's are too short. So he made up for it with his children and his horse: Dastgandlen Handagner Clennensson, Cennoreth Manaliabrid Clennensdaughter, Osfameron Tanamoril Clennensson, and Barangarolob. Dagner, Brid, Moril, and Olob for short.

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* Clennen Mendakersson in ''Literature/TheDalemarkQuartet'' ''Literature/CartAndCwidder'' is self-admittedly fond of long names, and thinks his own and his wife's are too short. So he made up for it with his children and his horse: Dastgandlen Handagner Clennensson, Cennoreth Manaliabrid Clennensdaughter, Osfameron Tanamoril Clennensson, and Barangarolob. Dagner, Brid, Moril, and Olob for short.
17th Aug '16 1:34:25 AM PaulA
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** From ''Literature/LordVorpatrilsAlliance'': Tej, whose full name when she enters the story is Akuti Tejaswini Jyoti ghem Estif Arqua. [[spoiler:It gets even longer when she married Ivan Vorpatril]]. Her father found a book entitled ''Ten Thousand Authentic Ethnic Baby Names From Old Earth, Their Meanings and Geographical Origins'' and was apparently attempting to use as many of them as possible on his children. They have half a dozen each, which they boiled down to a nickname.

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** From ''Literature/LordVorpatrilsAlliance'': ''Literature/CaptainVorpatrilsAlliance'': Tej, whose full name when she enters the story is Akuti Tejaswini Jyoti ghem Estif Arqua. [[spoiler:It gets even longer when she married Ivan Vorpatril]]. Her father found a book entitled ''Ten Thousand Authentic Ethnic Baby Names From Old Earth, Their Meanings and Geographical Origins'' and was apparently attempting to use as many of them as possible on his children. They have half a dozen each, which they boiled down to a nickname.
17th Aug '16 1:34:02 AM PaulA
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** From ''Lord Vorpatril's Alliance'': Tej, whose full name is Akuti Tejaswini Jyoti ghem Estif Arqua [[spoiler:Vorpatril]]. Her father found a book entitled ''Ten Thousand Authentic Ethnic Baby Names From Old Earth, Their Meanings and Geographical Origins'' and was apparently attempting to use as many of them as possible on his children. They have half a dozen each, which they boiled down to a nickname.

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** From ''Lord Vorpatril's Alliance'': ''Literature/LordVorpatrilsAlliance'': Tej, whose full name when she enters the story is Akuti Tejaswini Jyoti ghem Estif Arqua [[spoiler:Vorpatril]].Arqua. [[spoiler:It gets even longer when she married Ivan Vorpatril]]. Her father found a book entitled ''Ten Thousand Authentic Ethnic Baby Names From Old Earth, Their Meanings and Geographical Origins'' and was apparently attempting to use as many of them as possible on his children. They have half a dozen each, which they boiled down to a nickname.
5th Aug '16 1:26:42 AM PaulA
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* There's a god from the Literature/{{Dragaera}} novels named Tristangrascalaticrunagore, although even his fellow-deities generally call him Tri'nagore for short.

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* There's a god from the Literature/{{Dragaera}} novels novels:
** There's a god
named Tristangrascalaticrunagore, although even his fellow-deities generally call him Tri'nagore for short.
5th Jul '16 3:15:23 PM LondonKdS
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* When Creator/MichaelMoorcock's multiple-continuity recurring villain Gaynor the Damned started to appear in non-heroic-fantasy settings, he often used the name Paul von Minct or van Minct. ''The Dreamthief's Daughter'' reveals that his original version, a NaziNobleman, was named Gaynor Paul St Odhran Badehoff-Krasny von Minct.
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