But the National Hurricane Center began giving human names
to its charges in 1953.
Over the centuries the most popular papal names
have been John (23 popes), Gregory (16), Benedict (16), Clement (14), Innocent (13), and Pius (12); the last original moniker taken by a pope was Lando (913-914).
Gainesville, Fla,, changed its name
to Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co.
Dropping one's slave name
and renaming oneself to begin life anew as a free person was often the first act of a former slave: Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth are examples.
Initially, these were abbreviations for the common names
of viruses (32,33), but subsequently they were published as abbreviations for the names
of virus species (34,35).
For instance, you can create a name
, such as TaxRate, and have it refer to 30% as a constant.
And when John Stocker, the former leader of Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, learned that he had been honored with Telanepsia stockeri, the name
give to a moth that eats koala dung, he issued a thank you of remarkable sportsmanship.
You don't have to be up and running to register your domain name
And what easier action on the part of web-host than to give people any name
of their choice?
In terms of the DHL trade name
sale, the sale price was increased from the $20 million that had been agreed to by the parties to $600 million.
As you may not be aware, some `useful' domain names
can fetch as much as six figures or more," the elder Wong e-mailed Morgan Stanley.
HAL: I don't know how much HP paid its consultants to come up with the name
"Agilent," but you'd think somebody involved would have done a careful search before they registered that name
and, in any case, it's an awful lot like "Taligent.