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Re: CHAT: "John Doe" equivalents sought

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Sunday, May 21, 2000, 18:28
> Date: Thu, 20 May 0100 20:08:42 -0400 > From: John Cowan <cowan@...>
> I've been asked on another mailing list to collect "dummy names" from > other cultures. In Anglo-America, the names "John Doe" and "Richard Roe" > (and female equivalents with "Jane") are used in the legal system and > elsewhere for people whose names are not known. I have heard that > the name "Alain LaFlamme" is used similarly either in France or in > French Canada (my informant wasn't certain). Are there other such names > elsewhere? Details eagerly solicited.
In Denmark it's NN, for 'nomen nescio'. Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)