Named

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    They named it Ovation from the Latin ovis [a sheep].
    Plutarch (46–120)

    Histories of the world omitted China; if a Chinaman invented compass or movable type or gunpowder we promptly “forgot it” and named their European inventors. In short, we regarded China as a sort of different and quite inconsequential planet.
    —W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)

    I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name. How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna? I would either have ended up a nun or this.
    Madonna [Madonna Louise Ciccione] (b. 1959)