[LMB] Titles

Daniel R. Reitman dreitman at spiritone.com
Mon Sep 19 22:17:35 BST 2011


Harimad <harimad2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I can't follow the attributions any more.  Thomas Vinson, Eric Oppen
> and Richard Macdonald contributed the following title ideas:
> 
> TV may have written:I've always thought that somewhere along the line
> Henry VIII earned the title "Your Disgrace".? But then, that phrase
> would be so widely applicable that it would quickly lose most of its
> meaning.
> 
> EO may have written:
> You think too small.? In his case, I'd go with:
> "Your Unutterable Vileness,"
> "Your Non-Euclidean Foulness,"
> "Your Primordial Chaotic Evilness"
> or something like that.
> 
> RM may have written:
> "Your Statistically Meaninglessness"
> "Your Statistically Insignificantlessness"
> 
> One of the proposed titles for US Vice President (at the
> Constitutional Convention of 1787) was His Superfluousness.

I recall, in the c. 1988 documentary on Paul Simon's Graceland concert
in Zimbabwe, a poster extolling Mugabe as "Our Glorious and Correct
Leader."

Ever since, I've wanted to see someone described as "The Very Right and
Large."

Dan, ad nauseam



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