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One-Letter Title

Falcon Pain: "Every ad I've gotten today has been for V. Perhaps our ad banners are just the beginning..."
The Advertisement Server: "NO, IT'S JUST THAT MY SEQUENCING ALGORITHMS ARE MALFUNCTIONING. YOU SHOULD BE GETTING THE FULL BACKLOG OF ADS FOR W QUITE SOON."
G-Mon: "And where were all the ads for N?"
The Advertisement Server: "DON'T YOU REMEMBER? THEY CAME AFTER ALL THOSE ONES FOR M."

Related to One-Letter Name, works with a One Letter Title are exactly that: works that are titled with a single letter, of whatever script.

See also Short Titles and Letter Motif.


26 Latin Alphabet Examples:

  • A is an album, a Jethro Tull one.
  • b is a tabloid by the Baltimore Sun.
  • C is a language that's good with runtime.
  • D is a Bollywood film about crime.
  • E! is a network for gossip when bored.
  • F is a series of trucks made by Ford.
  • G. is a movie, one that's quite "grand".
  • "H." is a hit by a "Tool"-ish rock band.
  • i was a network, now ION TV.
  • j is a label that's owned by Sony.
  • K is a record, Kula Shaker twirled.
  • L titles a film, while Changing The World.
  • M is a picture that stars Peter Lorre.
  • N is a game where a ninja gets glory.
  • "O" is Othello, except in high school!
  • P was Johnny Depp's band. Pretty cool.
  • Q is a flick about a big flying snake.
  • R. is a CD that Kelly did make.
  • S was a short-living group of K-Pop.
  • T is a Mister that cancer can't stop.
  • U is by Pearl Jam, released in 'nine-eight.
  • V has an alien metaphor. Great.
  • W.'s a biopic of George Bush Two.
  • X is a manga that CLAMP did debut.
  • Y is a comic about the Last Man.
  • Z ends our list with a big junta ban.

More examples below, except not in verse.
And because they are not, it is so much better.


More Latin Alphabet Examples:


Non-Latin Alphabet Examples

  • π.
  • ? is an episode in the second season of LOST.
  • 9
  • Ё (Yo) is a Russian planned hybrid electric car.
  • A novel called The Aleph, but spelled out.
  • In-universe example: in a soviet comedy "Операция Ы и другие приключения Шурика" (Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures), Ineffectual Sympathetic Villains trio call the planned operation"Y": "so that nobody would guess it".
  • Mister Mosquito's Japanese name is simply 蚊 (Ka, meaning "Mosquito").
  • Person of Interest Season 3, Episode 17: "/". "/" is the root directory for a Unix or Linux operating system. Root Path was mentioned as the title on IMDB, which is at least somewhat accurate.


Officially Shortened TitleTitle TropesOne-Word Title
V (2009)ImageSource/Live-Action TVVikings

alternative title(s): T; A; B; C; G; H; L; O; P; R; U; W; Y; F; J
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