aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

All Tuckered Out

When I asked around for examples of Tuckerizaton - people whose names have been used for characters, planets, mountains, brand names, and pretty much anything with a moniker in novels or short stories - dozens of examples poured in. I could only use a few of them in my article for the Oregonian. Here's how it begins:

"Mary Maggie Mason has been a golden retriever, district attorney, psychiatrist, sports groupie, hippie, dominatrix and hospice patient -- all in one lifetime.

"But the former bookseller doesn't have multiple personalities. Instead she has jumped at every chance to have a character in a novel named after her. One book even featured a country singing group made up of Mary, Maggie and Mason."

Read more here.

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