It's just that name generators are so much fun...

Becky
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They just are! Smurf name generators, Mafia name generators, anagram generators, palindrome generators, et al. They're kind of like the modern day version of toy vending machines: put in a quarter & get a really cool useless ring. Or MASH: live in Seattle with 45 kids and a hot pink Oscar Meyer Wienermobile. So here's my new favorite generator--"the Amazing and Incredible, Only-slightly-Laughable, Politically Unassailable, PoMo English Title Generator"--via the lovely Gwenda--that'll take a listing from any old lit syllabus & turn it into a (delightfully erudite & mostly incomprehensible) paper title. I was guilty of some pretty awful ones back in college (ahem, Psychic Wounds: Facing the Inchoate Dialectic)--but doesn't the MGM here-we-go nature of the paper title itself invite some indulgence? Or promise some? Anyhow, try this generator. It's fun & doesn't slack...My favorite w/Jude the Obsure was "Deaf Borders and the Serialization of Theoretical Promiscuities in Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure"...

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