Monday, June 20, 2005

The G in Kenny G & All That

Kenny G = Kenny Gorelick
JC Penney = James Cash Penney
HG Wells = Herbert George Wells
LL Cool J = Ladies Love Cool James
MK Thyagaraja Bhagavathar = Mayavaram Krishnamurthy Thyagaraja Bhagavathar
AA Milne = Alan Alexander Milne
BB King = Blues Boy King
ML Jaisimha = Motganhalli Laxmanarsu Jaisimha
J Jonah Jameson = John Jonah Jameson
JK Rowling = Joanne Kathleen Rowling
JWHT Douglas = John William Henry Tyler Douglas
OJ Simpson = Orenthal James Simpson
EE Cummings = Edward Estlin Cummings
PG Wodehouse = Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
JRR Tolkien = John Ronald Ruel Tolkien
CK Nayudu = Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu
RJ Reynolds = Richard Joshua Reynolds
CB Fry = Charles Burgess Fry
AC Nielsen = Arthur Charles Nielsen
AO Hume =Alan Octavian Hume
DW Griffith = David Wark Griffith
DK Pattammal = Dammal Krishnaswamy Pattammal
WC Fields = William Claude Dukenfield
WB Yeats = William Butler Yeats
GN Balasubramanium = Gudalur Narayanaswamy Balasubramanium
ML Vasanthakumari = Madras Lalithangi Vasanthakumari
SP Balasubramanyam = Sripati Panditaradhyula Balasubramnyam
RK Narayan = Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Naryanan
MS Subalakshmi = Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subalakshmi
James T Kirk = James Tiberius Kirk
PB Srinivas = Prativadha Bhayankara Srinivas
MG Ramachandran = Marudur Gopalamenon Ramachandran
WG Grace = William Gilbert Grace
MC Escher = Maurits Cornelis Escher
JJ Cale = Jean Jacques Cale

I still haven't figured out the TM in TM Soundarrajan, the P in P Susheela, YG in YG Mahendran and SVe in Sve Shekar. It would be great if someone tells me the same.

2 comments:

Cogito said...

The cric fans sometimes mocked JWHT Douglas as " Johnny Won't Hit Today" Douglas !

Nishad Manerikar said...

List cannot be complete without -
WPUJC Vaas : Warnakulasurya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas