So a couple of thousand years or so of human history hasn’t given you choice enough?! I mean Kyrie, for God’s sake?! And Zak. And Trixiebell. And Dwane, Shane andWayne. And children named after the places in which they were conceived, though I’d make a special exception for ‘Bikeshed’, as in ‘Let me introduce you to my good friend Bikeshed Brown.’ And then the parents have the nerve to refer to these as Christian names! I don’t think so.

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Illustration by Tony Husband
Illustration by Tony Husband

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