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In the title of 'Mia and Me', who is 'me'?

Mia doesn't consider her human 'Mia' personality to be her true self. As she says in her theme song. "There I'm Mia, here I'm me" We can assume that she ...
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Which Abednedo are named after Beastie Boys titles?

Named after Beastie Boys titles Awls Ooteek, after the album Paul's Boutique Brasmon Kee, after the song "Brass Monkey" from Licensed to Ill Ello Asty, after the album Hello Nasty Ilco ...
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Why was Frodo "wise" and Samwise a "half-wit"?

In Appendix F, section II in The Return of the King, we note the following: But Sam and his father Ham were really called Ban and Ran. These were shortenings of Banazîr and Ranugad, originally ...
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Is it culturally insensitive to give a cat a Khajiit name?

Is a Khajiiti name for a regular pet cat offensive or insensitive? I'd say it's most likely not: What we typically consider Khajiit names (like Khamira, Razum-dar, Shuzera, Garesh-ri, etc.) are all ...
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Is it culturally insensitive to give a cat a Khajiit name?

Maybe, but doubtful. I met lots of dogs with human names - one of the more popular is shared with the current ruler of Great Britain. I doubt that he is offended because "Charlie" is a ...
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Why are the worlds of Might & Magic referred to as "nacelles"?

A nacelle in Might and Magic, is a large slab like structure created by the ancients. The English word Nacelle comes from French and means small boat. So I would presume that they are meant to be &...
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Does Ron ever introduce himself as "Ronald Weasley" in Harry Potter?

Ron presents his name as Ronald on the sign fixed to his bedroom door. This is first seen when Harry arrives at the Burrow in Chapter 3 of Chamber of Secrets: They climbed two more flights until they ...
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Are there starships in Star Trek that we know are named after women?

There was the USS Janeway shown in Discovery, presumably named after Capt. Janeway from Voyager. https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/USS_Janeway Notable as it's named after a fictional character but ...
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What is the earliest instance of Spock being called "Dr. Spock"?

Printed instances of the error go back to at least early September 1967. Specifically, the listings magazine Cue published the following description of the episode "Amok Time", first ...
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