• A List of 1,065 Medieval Dog Names: Nosewise, Garlik, Havegoodday & More

    3 days ago - By Open Culture

    The Rovers, Fidos, and Spots of the world have been regarded since time immemorial as man's best friends. But they haven't always been named Rover, Fido, and Spot: early fifteenth-century English dog owners preferred to give their pets names like Nosewise, Garlik, Pretyman, and Gaylarde. Or at least the author of a fifteenth-century English manuscript thought those names suitable for dogs at the time, according to a thread posted just a few days ago by Twitter user WeirdMedieval. Other canine monikers officially endorsed by the author include Filthe, Salmon, Havegoodday, Hornyball, and...
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