Quotes: Embarrassing First Name
Nick: Who's Jack?
: C. S. Lewis. You try going by the name of Clive Staples sometime.
Well my daddy left home when I was three
And he didn't leave much to ma and me,
Just this ol' guitar and an empty bottle of booze.
Now I don't blame him 'cause he run and hid,
But the meanest thing that he ever did
Was before he left, he went and named me 'Sue'.
"This Marmaduke business. I want to take that up with you some time. Fancy you keeping that dark all these years."
"There's nothing wrong with being christened Marmaduke." said Chuffy, a little heatedly.
"Nothing wrong, no. But we shall all have a good laugh about it at the Drones."
"Bertie," said Chuffy tensely, "if you breath a word of it to those blighters at the Drones, I'll track you to the ends of the earth and strangle you with my bare hands."
"There are only two ways a child can go with a name like Pippin Galadriel Moonchild, and Pepper had chosen the other one."
Gumshoe: [to Phoenix] Anyway, get the name right. And don't go calling me "Dick"...
Police: Hey, Dick! Get over here!
"You shouldn't name a boy 'Cyril' or 'Percy', because the other boys will want to punch him repeatedly in the mouth, and I can't say as I blame them. And you shouldn't give a girl's name a cute spelling, such as 'Cyndi', because no matter how many postgraduate degrees she gets she will never advance any further than clerk-typist."
— Dave Barry
, Babies and Other Hazards of Sex: How to Make a Tiny Person in Only 9 Months, with Tools You Probably Have around the Home
Sonic: If you don't get out of here right now, I'll tell everyone your real name is "Miles"!
Steve: Hello, Schmuley.
The fuck did you just call me?
Rachel: I was thinking, if it's a girl, how about Sandrine? It's French.
Huh. That's a really pretty name... for an industrial solvent.
, "The One Where Chandler Takes a Bath"