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(permanent link) added: 2007-02-18 18:28:05 sponsor: Grev (last reply: 2007-02-18 18:28:05)

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Say, I wonder if there are enough examples of Punny Names to make their own trope? Not quite a Meaningful Name or a Steven Ulysses Perhero, just a name that makes a pun when you read it quickly.

As usual, I am thinking directly of Beakman's World for the chief one, where the chef character is named Art Burn and the sports commentators are named Jim Shorts and Harry Pitts. Also, Bart's prank call names to Moe on The Simpsons would fall under here. Now, if there are any more, we got a trope...
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