LNH20: Nudist Man: Origins

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Sun Feb 12 20:19:19 PST 2012

On 2/12/2012 8:08 PM, Martin Phipps wrote:
> On Feb 13, 10:21 am, Scott Eiler<sei... at eilertech.com>  wrote:
>> On 2/12/2012 8:01 AM, Tom Russell wrote:
>>> Tom Russell presents
>>> an LNH20 adventure
>>>      "Alright, then: what's your name?"
>>>      "Richard.  Richard Wang."
>> But can we call him Dick?
> I would have called him Dick Johnston rather than Dick Wang.   The
> Chinese name Wang is pronounced the same way as Wong even though it is
> a different name.  (The Chinese name Wang is common in Beijing and is
> pronounced Ong in Hong Kong.  The Chinese name Wong is common in Hong
> Kong and is pronounced Hwang in Beijing.)

Er, one of my orphaned characters from my old superhero campaign 
actually had Randall Hugh Johnson for his name.  This wasn't the one who 
became Vice-President...

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Turns out I'm an anally-fixated oedipal paranoid with 
south-of-the-border schizophrenic delusions...  But never mind, I've 
found me the ideal job.  I'm going to run for President!

- Major Honey, scripted by Grant Morrison, Doom Patrol #46, August 1991.

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