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(Some Guy)   Not news: Things need names, so of course Farkers can help. News: Moons of Pluto. But wait, if Pluto's not a planet, are they really moons? Anyway, break out your expertise in Greco-Roman underworld mythology   ( plutorocks.com) divider line
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2013-02-11 04:02:30 PM  

Amberwind: Pluto is the Roman god, so why use Persephone and not Proserpina? Keep to the same version of the mythology, at least...

/Pet peeve dating back to third grade.

I blame Mars!
2013-02-11 04:05:54 PM  
Pichyr and Cachyr.
2013-02-11 04:19:50 PM  

albert71292: Abbott and Costello
Laurel and Hardy
Amos and Andy
Fibber McGee and Molly
Fred and Ethel
Cheech and Chong
Hanz and Franz

Siskel and Ebert?
2013-02-11 04:36:57 PM  
What are your thoughts on Hekate? Or is that disqualified because it's an asteroid?

I think as a practical matter they have a rule against naming two things with the same name, but even so I associate Hekate more along the lines of Janus(decisions, thresholds, etc.) than I do with Pluto and the underworld.

What about Typhon? That might be an interesting one.
2013-02-11 04:39:48 PM  

albert71292: Abbott and Costello

Sonny and Cher
Martin and Lewis
Laurel and Hardy
Fontanne and Lunt
Rita and Runt
2013-02-11 05:12:38 PM  

Millennium: albert71292: Abbott and Costello

Sonny and Cher
Martin and Lewis
Laurel and Hardy
Fontanne and Lunt
Rita and Runt

Pinky and the Brain
2013-02-11 05:28:30 PM  
Cheney and Bush
2013-02-11 05:38:42 PM  
Thrakkorzog Susan
2013-02-11 06:09:55 PM  
Hubie and Bertie
2013-02-11 06:15:37 PM  
Triumph and Disaster.
2013-02-11 08:35:47 PM  
Styx should be reserved for the outermost moon--should they find another one.
2013-02-11 08:38:08 PM  
Styx and Cerberus. That is all.
2013-02-11 09:16:58 PM  

Brainsick: Styx and Cerberus. That is all.

Styx and Acheron.  Might as well use both river names.
2013-02-11 09:27:32 PM  

(Possibly NSFW)
2013-02-11 09:39:46 PM  
They aren't moons, they are satellites. The Moon is the Moon.
2013-02-11 10:39:48 PM  
Adrastia and Miseria.

Kind of random, but it fits the whole "I'll show you who's a planet" vibe.
2013-02-11 10:52:23 PM  

Mentat: Anyone who does not choose Cerberus and Persephone are dead to me.  So to speak.

Cerebus and Jaka

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2013-02-11 11:22:00 PM  
Rupert and Nowwhat?
2013-02-12 01:06:55 AM  
Sterculius and Mardok
2013-02-12 03:44:17 AM  
Kang and Kodos.
2013-02-12 07:55:03 AM  
BIE and EIP.
AW and UFIA. (That actually sounds like a plan!)
Duke and Sucks.
2013-02-12 11:27:12 AM  
Underwear mythology?  Calvin and Klein
2013-02-12 11:28:52 PM  
Bananas and Borscht
An Old Umbrella and Super Math
Strawberry Shortcake and Wavy Gravy
John Travolta as Michael and Nicholas Cage from that role in City of Angels
Moon of Unread Emails and the other one is called LaFonda
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