I'm sitting here in Colorado blogging and watching TV, (the kids and Ball & Chain are playing golf). John McCain has just announced that his running mate for VP is the little known Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin. (Don't worry, I'm not going to go all political on you.)
She has just introduced four of her five children. All very nice. Her eldest daughter, I swear, was introduced as Bristol. Yes, Bristol. Now for us Brits living in the States, strange and made-up names are nothing new. I once worked with a woman whose grand-daughter was called Tangeria. Many American children are given names that sound more like surnames - usually because that's exactly what they started off as. And yes, there are boys and girls walking around with geographical names like London, Dallas, Kenya, Savannah etc.
I think perhaps someone should take them all aside and have a quiet word. For anyone reading this in complete confusion, I should explain that because of Cockney Rhyming slang, the poor girl might as well be called Boob, Tit, or Knockers. You see, in Cockney rhyming slang, Bristol City is the phrase for titty, and it's often shortened to Bristols, as in "Nice pair of Bristols".
That's all. Tee hee! (I just hope, for her sake, I misheard.)