Morning names

2/14/14, Morning names:
Laura Prepon (actress), Frank Gorshin (character actor), Sada Thompson (actress), Danny Pino (actor)

1/27/15, Snidely Whiplash:
Snidely Whiplash (cartoon character)

2/3/15, Three morning names:
[http://arnoldzwicky.or (g/2015/02/03/three-morning-names/]
Bibb Latané (social psychologist), Pat Buttram (actor), Judy Canova (performer); plus Jensen Ackles (actor, posted on earlier)

2/6/15, Two more morning names:
Mitzi Kapture (actress) (plus Rob Estes), Piggly Wiggly (supermarket)

2/11/15, Two more morning names:
midazolam (drug), Moros y Cristianos (food)

2/15/15, Morning name: calabash:
calabash (plants)

2/18/15, Morning name: Dana Delany:

Morning name: Dana Delany

Dana Delany (actress)

2/20/15, Morning names: Alan Ayckbourn, Teddy Ruxpin

Morning names: Alan Ayckbourn, Teddy Ruxpin

Alan Ayckbourn (playwright), Teddy Ruxpin (toy)

2/22/15, Mornng name: a playful portmanteau

Morning name: a playful portmanteau

Elrond Hubbard

3/1/15, Gormenghast, the name

Gormenghast, the name

Gormenghast (books)

3/3/15, Peter Sarsgaard, Harold in Italy

Peter Sarsgaard, Harold in Italy

Sarsgaard (the actor), Harold en Italie (Berlioz symphony)

3/4/15, Morning names: two literary women

Morning names: two literary women

Marijane Meaker, Kay Scarpetta

3/7/15, Reynaldo Hahn

Reynaldo Hahn

3/9/15, Morning name: salsify (with Swiss chard as a bonus)

Morning name: salsify (with Swiss chard as a bonus)

3/9/15, A note on morning names

A note on morning names

morning wood, Ed Wood

3/12/15, Morning name: Archuleta

Morning name: Archuleta

3/14/15, Two more mornings

Two more mornings

Robin Wright (actress), photinia (plant)

3/21/15, Ethelbert Nevin

Ethelbert Nevin

3/22/15, Chaitins


Gil Chaitin, Gregory Chaitin

3/24/15, Detweiler?


3/26/15, Names for plumed creatures, mythical and real

Names for plumed creatures, mythical and real

Quetzalcoatl, hoatzin

3/29/15, Morning names: three ballplayers

Morning names: three ballplayers

Al Kaline, Sal Maglie, Phil Rizzuto

3/31/15, Two, nocturnal and dactylic

Two, nocturnal and dactylic

pangolin, kinkajou

4/4/15, Morning: Cybill Shepherd

Morning: Cybill Shepherd

4/13/15: Morning: Ronald Arbuthnott Knox

Morning: Ronald Arbuthnott Knox

4/16/15: Morning: C. elegans

Morning: C. elegans

4/17/15: Morning: Gary Owens, and other entertainment Gar(r)ys

Morning: Gary Owens, and other entertainment Gar(r)ys

4/18/15: Morning: Rob Ford

Morning: Rob Ford

4/25/15: Morning: Conrad Ecklie

Morning: Conrad Ecklie

4/26/15: Morning: The Great American Dream Machine

Morning: Great American Dream Machine

5/4/15: Morning with the Fosdicks

Morning with the Fosdicks

Harry Emerson Fosdick, Fearless Fosdick

5/6/15: Morning name: Simon Rattle

Morning name: Simon Rattle

conductor Simon Rattle

5/8/15: A morning with Friz

A morning with Friz

animator Friz Freleng

5/12/15: Morning tune

Morning tune

Three’s Company. its theme song, and actor John Ritter

5/13/15: Morning Olives

Morning Olives

authors Oliver Schreiner, Olive Higgins Prouty

5/15/15: Morning: Steve Burton Richter

Morning: Steve Burton Richter

physicist Burton Richter, actor Steve Burton

5/20/15: Morning harmony

Morning harmony

L’Estro Armonico (by Vivaldi)

5/24/15: Witch’s cat in the morning

Witch’s cat in the morning

cat Pyewacket

5/31/15: Morning name: Pyrex

Morning name: Pyrex

6/3/15: Morning name: Elagabalus

Morning name: Elagabalus

6/12/15: Morning: Vic Hitler (and Terry Kiser):

Morning: Vic Hitler (and Terry Kiser)

Hill Street Blues character Vic Hitler; actor Terry Kiser

6/21/15: Morning Zorn:

Morning Zorn

Zorn’s Lemma; Max Zorn, Alice Zorn, Eric Zorn; John Zorn; Zorn of Zorna

6/23/15: Morning name: La Bayadère:

Morning name: La Bayadère

Petipa ballet

7/7/15: Morning name: booklouse:

Morning names: booklouse


7/10/15: Madame von Meck:

Morning name: Madame von Meck

and Tchaikovsky

7/11/15: Morning name revisited: Archuleta:

Morning name revisited: Archuleta

Katherine Archuleta

7/11/15: Morning name: the Kuder Interest Inventory:

Morning name: the Kuder Interest Inventory

and Fritz Kuder

7/12/15: Fletcher and a trail of associations:

Fletcher and a trail of associations

proper name Fletcher

7/15/15: Morning names: The Secret of Susanna, The Jewels of the Madonna:

Morning names: The Secret of Susanna, The Jewels of the Madonna

two operas by Wolf-Ferrari

7/17/15: trophyllaxis:


yellowjacket (wasp)

7/19/15: Morning names: Vibrafoam, Vibram:

Morning names: Vibrafoam, Vibram

acoustic insulation, soles for shoes

7/25/15: Morning names: naked mole rat, Penn Palestra:

Morning names: naked mole rat, Penn Palestra

7/30/15: Morning name: rajas:

Morning name: rajas

8/7/15: Morning name: Hilarion:

Morning name: Hilarion

St. Hilarion

8/8/15: Morning name: Culebra:

Morning name: Culebra

the Puerto Rican island

8/13/15: Morning name: elephantoplasty:

Morning name: elephantoplasty

from Monty Python

8/14/15: Morning name: Herbert Huncke:

Morning name: Herbert Huncke

8/16/15: Morning: mandolin, mandoline:

Morning: mandolin, mandoline

9/20/15: Morning name: succinic acid:

Morning name: succinic acid

9/26/15: Morning: bruxism, brucellosis:

Morning: bruxism, brucellosis

9/28/15: Morning name: Ritual Fire Dance:

Morning Name: Ritual Fire Dance

9/29/15: Morning name: Dudelsack / doodlesack:

Morning name: Dudelsack / doodlesack

10/3/15: Stark morning names:

Stark morning names

Starkweather, Starkadder

10/10/15: Morning: A Long Slow Drag:

Morning: A Long Slow Drag

“A Long Slow Drag” from Scott Joplin’s opera Treemonisha

10/13/15: Morning: the call of nature:

Morning: the call of nature

10/14/15: Morning name: Gluyas Williams:

Morning name: Gluyas Williams

10/14/15: Morning: The Cockettes:

Morning: The Cockettes

10/15/15: Morning name: Carla Ventresca:

Morning name: Carla Ventresca

10/18/15: Mornings and mangelwurzels:

Mornings and mangelwurzels


10/18/15: Morning: monotreme, marsupial:

Morning: monotreme, marsupial

10/23/15: Morning toe jam:

Morning toe jam

10/24/15: Morning silverfish:

Morning silverfish

howler monkey, dermestid beetle, silverfish

11/30/15: Morning name: penumbra:

Morning name: penumbra

12/5/15: Morning names: Norfolk Island Pine, ruach:

Morning names: Norfolk Island Pine, ruach

12/10/15: Morning name: Park Overall:

Morning Name: Park Overall

12/26/15: Morning name: camellia:

Morning name: camellia

12/27/15: Morning name: Kakadu:

Morning name: Kakadu

12/27/15: Darius Ferdynand:

Darius Ferdynand

12/29/15: tomatillos:


12/31/15: Morning name: Baskit:

Morning name: Baskit

1/8/16: Morning name: The Duck Factory:

Morning name: The Duck Factory

the tv show

1/24/16: Morning name: John Varvatos:

Morning name: John Varvatos

2/9/16: Morning names: wiles, Wiles

Morning names: wiles, Wiles

plus wily and Wile E. Coyote; Andrew Wiles, Kevin Wiles

2/18/16: Morning name: Colton Ford:

Morning name: Colton Ford

2/23/16: Morning names: the two Gracies:

Morning names: the two Gracies

Gracie Allen, Gracie Fields

3/15/16: Morning name: mock-Swedish nonsense:

Morning name: mock-Swedish nonsense

novelty songs of the 1940s: “The Hut-Sut Song”; “Mairzy Doats”

3/15/16: Morning names: Skidelsky, Sidarsky:

Today’s morning names: Skidelsky, Sidarksky

economic hostorian Robert Skidelsky, tv character Robert Sidarsky

3/18/16: Morning name: Roll Over, Beethoven:

Morning name: Roll Over, Beethoven

the Chuck Berry song

3/20/16: Morning name: catarrh:

Morning name: catarrh

3/25/16: Morning name: scuppernong:

Morning name: scuppernong

3/28/16: Morning name: bullhorn:

Morning name: bullhorn

3/30/16: Morning name: domoic acid (and Dungeness crab):

Morning name: domoic acid (plus Dungeness crab)

4/1/16: Morning names: Ouachita(s):

Morning names: Ouachita(s)

4/4/16: Morning names: divertimento, serenade:

Morning names: divertimento, serenade

4/5/16: Morning name: Nachlass:

Morning name: Nachlass

4/20/16: Ethnic food week:

Ethnic food week


4/22/16: Morning name: ivermectin:

Morning name: ivermectin

the medication

5/3/16: Morning names: thistles!:

Morning names: thistles!

Diestel, Sacha Distel, distelfinks (plus Destiel)

5/12/16: Morning name: nemesia:

Morning name: nemesia

the flower nemesia

5/16/16: Morning name: zygomatic arch:

Morning name: zygomatic arch


5/27/16: Morning spunk: sam word, different word:

Morning spunk: same word, different word

spunk in three senses

6/1/16: Nefarious morning name:

Nefarious morning name


6/19/16: Morning name: at Carnival, with a trumpet, in a tricorn:

Morning name: at Carnival, with a trumpet, in a tricorn

trumpet piece “Carnival of Venice”

7/6/16: The Adventure of the Morning Napoleons:

The Adventure of the Morning Napoleons


7/16/16: Morning names: Colquhoun:

Morning name: Colquhoun

7/20/16: Lola Albright:

Lola Albright

7/31/16: Cisco in the morning:

Cisco in the morning

the Cisco Kid

8/8/16: Wild in the morning:

Wild in the morning


8/12/16: Trapped in the morning duff:

Trapped in the morning duff

the Great Grimpen Mire, the La Brea Tar Pits; duff ‘decaying vegetable matter’ (and various other senses)

8/18/16: Morning eye in the sky:

Morning eye in the sky

Jodrell Bank

8/22/16: A ewer in the morning:

A ewer in the morning


8/29/16: Osmunda, Königin des Waldes:

Osmunda, Königin des Waldes

the fern Osmunda

8/29/16: Morning in Murfreesboro:

Morning in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro TN (and Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest)

11/19/16: Morning Montalvo:

Montalvo morning

Montalvo the placename and the surname

12/1/16: Morning name: April Dembosky:

Morning name: April Dembosky

KQED reporter Dembosky

12/24/16: Pharmaceutical morning names:

Pharmaceutical morning names

AstraZeneca; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Astrud Gilberto

12/30/16: In the middle of things:

In the middle of things


1/1/17: Morning names for the new year:

Morning names for the new year

nickname Ozzy / Ozzie; puerperal

1/12/17: Dolores del Rio and Erno Piffle:

Dolores del Rio and Erno Piffle

1/14/17: Two character actors in the morning:

Two character actors in the morning

Gale Gordon, Tamara Tunie

2/23/17: Morning: spanakopita:

Morning: spanakopita

2/24/17: Morning: La Salade Imaginaire:

Morning: La Salade Imaginaire

allusion to Le Malade Imaginaire

2/27/17: Today’s morning name: Topher Grace:

Today’s morning name: Topher Grace

3/26/17: On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll:

On the boulevard of broken dreams with Kip Noll

Sepulveda Boulevard

4/3/17: Sparky, Jasper, Bunky:

Sparky, Jasper, and Bunky

three address terms

4/4/17: Quick, Bruce, the blat!:

Quick, Bruce, the blat!

the verb blat

4/8/17: snatch:


sexual slang (and other senses)

4/11/17: Guest morning name: Venn:

Guest morning name: Venn

two John Venns

4/17/17: Chub and chuums in the morning:

Chub and chums in the morning

chub, chum, chump, chup

4/21/17: rest stop:

rest stop

… and rest area and restroom

6/1/17: No te vayas de Zamboanga:

No te vayas de Zamboanga

Zamboanga, the Filipino city

8/25/17: Revisiting 5: Don Bosco:

Revisiting 5: Don Bosco

St. John Bosco

10/27/17: The X-Bulbs, plus Greek Sword:

The X-Bulbs, plus Greek Sword

Ixia, Sparaxis

11/8/17: sharp, sour:

sharp, sour


12/27/17: Morning tetrameter naming:

Morning tetrameter naming

Xenophon Bellerophon

1/7/18: Epiphany morning with Joey Tribbiani:

Epiphany morning with Joey Tribbiani

2/17/18: Morning millionaire:

Morning millionaire

John Beresford Tipton

2/20/18: Vronsky & Babin in the morning:

Vronsky & Babin in the morning

3/29/18: Secretive morning name

Secretive morning name

sebum; also semen, smegma

4/2/18: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning:

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

the movie (and book)

4/3/18: Morning name: Harry:

Morning name: Harry

Harry B. Miller, Jr.

4/8/18: Jessica Dragonette in the morning:

Jessica Dragonette in the morning

4/25/18: Polydactyly:


4/29/18: acuminate:


4/29/18: Visit to a Small Planet:

Visit to a Small Planet

5/6/18: Ocotillo:


5/8/18: haws, hawthorns, Haworth, Haworthia, Hawick:

haws, hawthorns, Haworth, Haworthia, Hawick

starting from the plant name Haworthia

5/19/18: Rolling pin:

Rolling pin

5/26/18: In the morning: the B list actor and the scholar:

In the morning: the B list actor and the scholar

W. Sidney Allen, Lisa Whelchel

6/23/18: A pixelated morning:

A pixelated morning

pixelated / pixilated

7/1/18: Ethmoid morning:

Ethmoid morning


7/17/18: Charlotte:


various places and things related to Charlotte Mecklinburg-Strelitz

8/18/18: Morning: Hai Karate, Dirk Diggler:

Morning names: Hai Karate, Dirk Diggler

8/30/18: Mandarin orange at the Malamute Saloon:

Mandarin orange at the Malamute Saloon

8/31/18: Swiss artsupplies in the morning:

Swiss art supplies in the morning

Caran d’Ache

9/1/18: Stick insects and tree crickets:

Stick insects and tree crickets

stick insect

9/17/18: Mornings in Greece and Rome:

Mornings in Greece and Rome

mavrodaphne, peplum

10/7/18: Ancient of days:

Ancient of days

11/25/18: Morning at the bottom ofthe sea:

Morning at the bottom of the sea

benthic, as in benthic worm

11/29/18: A morning in the home counties:

A morning in the home counties

home counties

12/2/18: A morning in the Blue Period:

A morning in the Blue Period

Paloma Picasso

12/4/18: A Picardy morning:

A Picardy morning


12/24/18: Seasonal thanks:

Seasonal thanks

Lady Ottoline Morrell

2/24/19: The great work begins:

The great work begins

the phrase from Angels in America; Jill Welch

3/13/19: The lives of the French artists:

The lives of the French artists

Puvis de Chavannes (and Susan Valadon)

3/16/19: le naufrage, le naugfragé:

le naufrage, le naufragé

3/23/19: Lilo & Stitch:

Lilo & Stitch

4/7/19: Two moments of iridaceous naming;

Two moments of iridaceous naming


5/8/19: Why is he calling her his thesaurus?:

Why is he calling her his thesaurus?

“Il Mio Tesoro”

8/8/19: Minimal pears:

Minimal pears

Seckel pears; minimal pairs in linguistics; paired bodyparts of small size

8/11/19: Deux clouseauismes:

Deux clouseauismes

quotations: “I have fixed your doorbell from the ringing” and “Not any more”

2/25/20: Timothy and Agrimony:

Timothy and Agrimony

timothy and agrimony (the plants)

3/3/20: Morning tum:

Morning tum

tumor, tumid, tumescent (plus tumulus, tumult, tummy)

3/10/20: Double damask:

Double damask

double dozen double damask dinner napkins

5/3/20: Morning name: Bene Gesserit

Morning name: Bene Gesserit

6/8/20: To Serve Man:

To Serve Man

6/10/20: South Cackalacky:

South Cackalacky

6/14/20: Muss es sein?:

Milk Duds with duck sauce chez Zippy

6/29/20: Spilled his seed on the ground:

Spilled his seed on the ground

7/16/20: quiescent and deliquescent:

quiescent and deliquescent

7/28/20: gentoo:


☛ <strong)8/30/20: tantrum:


9/8/20: cherchez la femme:

cherchez la femme

9/10/20: diaphoretic:


9/15/20: Cocktail music

Cocktail music

9/20/20: gone to seed:

gone to seed

9/29/20: wazoo:


10/15/20: cubeb:


10/25/20: Tico Tico:

Tico Tico

11/3/20: Stirling Silliphant:

Stirling Silliphant

1/10/21: His name is my name too:

His name is my name too

the song “John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt”

1/13/21: Morning name: consilience:

1/14/21: Jay Gould:

1/15/21: Wasps on wheels:

1/31/21: Don’t ask!:

2/2/21: The Stranger:

2/4/21: anaphylaxis:

2/5/21: Morning name: houndstooth check:

2/24/21: Morning names: cavitation, Gwen Sefani:

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