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The Name Game

When I was a Cambridge undergraduate, I was in the same yeargroup and at the same college as this guy. Mind you, in the year below us at Clare there were two Andrew Smiths.

Samuel Pepys finds himself in a slightly more extreme situation, having dinner with no less than four Richard Brownes, three of whom were knighted and thus Sir Richard Browne.

Tell me, does this ever happen to you?


Jun. 13th, 2008 11:12 pm (UTC)
I've met four Stuart Halls - the It's A Knockout one, the leftie cultural historian, a promising young racing driver, and the CFO at my workplace.

There were two Steve Davises in my year at university, although one was a "ph" and one was a "v".

Jun. 14th, 2008 06:30 am (UTC)
Back in the days when I played postal diplomacy, there were three or four Steve Joneses active in the hobby...

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