Some of Crush’s spare names…

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: uppity, telescopic, poufed, haughty, premorse, monomaniacal, kenotic, retiary, and bouncy.
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Aha! I just received an email from Veronica Crush, writer from the glory days of the Hull Surrealist League, now living in New York with tall tree surgeon and heir to a multimillion dollar fortune, Monty Tick. She says that she’s experiencing a sudden surge of enthusiasm for writing and is emerging from a ‘bit of a dry spell’.
She was recently looking through some notes she’d made several years ago and found a list of possible character names to go in some ‘stories’ which were never written. As her imagination is currently buzzing, she said that she didn’t need them anymore and attached the list of names for me to use in my writing, if I so wished. She added that she had crossed out one of the names on it – it was that of a shady character she had planned for the protagonist in a tale of stark meanness and horror – she had given him the rather silly name, Donald J Trump…

Margaretha Noyse,
Claudette Ditters,
The Reverend Christopher Chyme,
Marlon Stayning,
Bobby-Jo Bookender,
Tab Denzil Dipple,
Catherine Catmonger-Tomms,
Simon Barge-Cuttle.
Mickey ‘the nose’ Stiffer,
Autumn Zoot-Binister,
Clementine C Roofing,
Karlheinz Upfrock-Down,
Snowy Gunnel,
Francine Apples,
Lord Wallace of Teth,
Ivor Keff-Woofer,
Chuspie McDelve,
Phoebe-Ann Dirtle,
Summer Ulna-Dunn,
Lefty ‘the moose’ Fopton-Clyde,
Barrington Seth.

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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8 Responses to Some of Crush’s spare names…

  1. “Karlheinz Upfrock-Down”….sounds like a frantic dance move, with arms and legs akimbo! šŸ™‚

  2. Jheron Bash says:

    I think I was at university with Mickey ‘the nose’ Stiffer. Mind you, it was 1968.

  3. Jheron Bash says:

    No, I think he was in a year above me. Mind you, I think Phoebe-Ann Dirtle was there as well. Nice girl. She tried to organise a 40th anniversary reunion a while back. I didn’t go.

  4. Sam says:

    Chuspie McDelve, My Dear! Em x

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