"Salacia Deloresista Amanita Trigestatra Zeldana Malifee..." He paused, turned over several pages, and said, "I think we can skip some of these, but they end 'von Humpeding'."Aka: Incredibly Long Name to Have to Try and Say. In the broadest sense, whenever a character has more than the usual (in the Anglosphere) first, middle, and last name, they are in possession of an Overly-Long Name. Also included are people who have the right number of names, but one or more of them is absurdly long, for example Ulla Inga Hansen-Bensen-Janson-Tallen-Hallen-Svaden-Swanson in the remake of The Producers. (This is actually just her first name. They "don't have the time" to hear her last name.) Can be used simply as a humor device, getting cheap laughs out of an absurd name; played to the extreme this would be a type of Overly Long Gag, being so long as to be tedious and thus deriving its humor; or it can be a non-joke to the audience because characters with strange names are expected in the type of show/book/planet/whatever, but cause the characters involved trouble as they try not to react to, or at least comment on, the oddity of the person's name. If the character is not from around here, it might be an example of As Long as It Sounds Foreign. If there is one normal name when all the others are are ridiculous, or vice versa, it can be Aerith and Bob. In all cases, one of these makes for a good Unpronounceable Alias. Truth in Television: There are too many actual people, places and things with absurdly long names - it's really better if you just go to the other wiki, where there is a whole article dedicated to this. Doesn't that just simplify everything? Compare Embarrassing Middle Name, Overly Long Gag, Some Call Me Tim, The Unpronounceable, Sesquipedalian Smith, and Try to Fit That on a Business Card. Often results in Fun with Acronyms. Related to Long Title. A Name That Unfolds Like Lotus Blossom will almost always be overly long.
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