Jump to content
  • Welcome to DOSBODS


    DOSBODS is free of any advertising.

    Ads are annoying, and - increasingly - advertising companies limit free speech online. DOSBODS Forums are completely free to use. Please create a free account to be able to access all the features of the DOSBODS community. It only takes 20 seconds!


Whose real name is...

Recommended Posts

Stage and pen names aside, here's a short list of people who are/were never referred to by their real names, because that would be ungallant and discourteous, and perhaps reveal little bit of of partiality and prejudice. Feel free to contribute more.

James Gordon Brown
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
John Vincent Cable
George Iain Duncan Smith
Gideon Oliver Osborne
Leonard James Callaghan
James Harold Wilson
Maurice Harold Macmillan
Robert Anthony Eden
Arthur Neville Chamberlain
James Ramsey Macdonald
Andrew Bonar Law
Rolihlahla Mandela
William Jefferson Blythe III

Nicholas Rory Cellan-Jones
Desmond John Humphrys
Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan

Everyone on Dosbods

Edited by Nippy
Link to post
Share on other sites
9 minutes ago, Nippy said:

Everyone on Dosbods

I have said several times that I think this a huge positive.

It means that nobody is judged upon their looks, house, car or holidays but upon the quality of their postings.

My objection to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram whatever is that people are presenting a distilled virtual self as being reality.


I read the below story years before the internet or even freely available computers. For someone who was every inch a product of the Edwardian era it is astoundingly prescient.

Here it is in pdf form if you wish to read it.



Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Heart's Ease said:

Are we thinking about the same thing here?

*Toilet flushing in background*

xD Charles Lynton has never been able to flush that rumour about something that allegedly occurred just prior to John Smith's death:


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...