Name Game (was: Re: [thechat] Driving in America

David Wagner dave at
Mon Mar 5 14:52:47 CST 2001

On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Simon Batistoni wrote:

> There certainly is in the UK, and it can be used to great effect.
> I'm pretty sure this is a true story...
> "After being charged 20 pounds for a 10 pounds overdraft, 30 year old
> Michael Howard of Leeds changed his name by deed poll to "Yorkshire Bank Plc
> are Fascist Bastards". The Bank has now asked him to close his account, and
> Mr Bastards has asked them to repay the 69p balance by cheque, made out in
> his new name."

And a good one it is!,4273,3926244,00.html


David Wagner
dave at

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