[DWJ] Hathaway?

Jackie E Stallcup jstallcup at juno.com
Wed Apr 2 15:44:25 EDT 2008

heh heh... if we're doing cat names...

My and my husband's original three cats (that is, the first three that we
had together) were:  Professor, Skipper, and Mary Ann.  A little later
came Ginger.

Anyone see the connection?

As for Dorian's cats, I only immediately recognize Severus and Gandalf
(of course).  And isn't Magrat also from LotRs? Wasn't there an orc with
this name?  Must have been SOME cat! 


On Wed, 2 Apr 2008 20:10:46 +0100 "Dorian E. Gray" <israfel at eircom.net>
> Minnow said...
> >
> > DWJ might well suggest that a suitable alternative to 'Hathaway, 
> send a
> > bus!' is herbal magic, such as she employs when she  wants a 
> > parking-place:
> > light a cigarette, which can't be smoked on the bus or while 
> actually
> > parking a car, and it's sure to cause a bus or a space almost 
> instantly.
> > Well, it works for her!
> Heh.  I do that too.  I call it the Summon Public Transport Spell.  
> Not only 
> does it summon buses and parking spaces, I've also successfully used 
> it to 
> summon trains and key-holders (when we're locked out of the office). 
>  And if 
> three friends light up at once at a bus stop, it produces a taxi.  
> (This 
> spell only works if you do it yourself, though - if some random 
> stranger 
> lights up at the bus stop, the bus will not arrive.)
> On the subject of cat-naming, my current feline is named Severus. 
> Previously, I have had Vanyel, Shia, Gandalf, Fitz, Teren, Tazey, 
> Magrat, 
> Kyra, Lujan and Arakasi (not all at once, I hasten to add!  Though I 
> did, at 
> one point, have 9 felines in the house, which was excessive).
> A List-point to anyone who can identify the sources of all of these 
> cat 
> names.
> (My parents' current cats are called Natasha and Gabriela.  I call 
> them Bold 
> and Bad.)
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
> Dorian.
> --
> Dorian E. Gray
> israfel at eircom.net
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> no 
> breeding."
> - Queen Marie of Romania 
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