Rule Named After Violator
is only four words; doesn't seem that much longer than a three word name, and conciseness is our second
criteria, which should be trumped by clarity
, which The Violator Rule
lacks. The latter could be a rule about what happens to people who violate the other rules, or all sorts of things. There's nothing in there to suggest that this is about the name
of a rule. I think one (count it, one) extra word is worth the extra clarity.
eta: Named The Rule After Him
is still the worst choice, though, IMO, as that could be any
person who has had a rule named after them. There's nothing in there to suggest that breaking the rule was involved in naming it.
edited 31st Aug '12 5:08:18 PM by Xtifr
"Existential Despair" is an oxymoron.