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Better than Dennis the dentist or Laura the lawyer

Kieran Healy points to Robin Mahfood, the CEO of the charity Food for the Poor. This really is pretty impressive: you see a lot of good first-name or last-name matches but not so many where the entire name forms a coherent and relevant phrase.


  1. One of my pet hobbies is collecting such names when the bearer is a mathematician. Here’s my list so far:

  2. John says:

    Kevin de Cock, head of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS, is recommending circumcision to prevent HIV infection.