The origins of ‘LordBeariOfBow’

For those of you that are curious as to the origin of “Lordbeariofbow‘ let me assure you that it is just a fun name and how it all started.

I have had an English (Mark) chum on line since I first discovered the horrors of the Internet, naturally we met in one of those silly game rooms where you have a “nic” (nickname) nom de plume call it what you like.  Mark went under the pseudonym of ‘Cuddlybuggs’ (with 2 g’s) where he came up with that one God only knows. I went under the name of beari417 and I know where this came from.

The b and e are my first two initials and as I was born under the sign of Aries I took the ari then added the 417, the 4 for April and the 17 the day. I think perhaps the ‘Cuddly’  bit came from the fact that Mark was somewhat rotund. He did enjoy a beer or two…..

Now he is very slim he hasn’t had a drink in some time, if you ask him how long he will tell you exactly how many years months weeks days and hours since he last took a drink. I’m pleased to say though that Mark doesn’t miss the drink.

Mark like many others had discovered a way of, for want of a better word. cheating in the game room. Unlike many others though he got caught and as a result he got the bullet; not only that he lost his identity; ‘Cuddlybuggs’   was no more 😦

Not to be outdone Mark resurrected ‘Cuddlybuggs’ by elevating him to a knighthood and henceforth he was known as ‘SirCuddlybuggs’.

Being what I considered the superior of the two I decided that an elevation to a knighthood would not do! Ennoblement, nothing less was called for; having regard to my humble beginnings as a Londoner born within the sound of Bow Bells.

Henceforth I became  ‘LordBeariOfBow’ , and I haven’t touched a drop since yesterday. 😀

8 thoughts on “The origins of ‘LordBeariOfBow’

    1. Glad someone does. I thought it was rather good when I wrote it and still do. Just a pity no one else does 😥
      You obviously like and appreciate the English sense of humour. I thought this post was worthy of Bernard in “Yes Minister” 😀

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      1. Yes, it is worthy of that funny programme.

        It’s funny…this evening I’m rewatching BBC’s “The Office.” I still worked in a corporate cubicle farm when it came out, and I loved it. Spot on. It also means a lot because I was in Britain for this series.

        Anyway, your wit could certainly drive a comedy programme. I could see you doing well with “Only Fools and Horses” as well.

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        1. My daughter Sarah was living and working in England at that time too, and became addicted to ‘The Office’; I see that the US now has a version,I imagine it is quite lacking in humour as I know it. The US humour is too obvious, there is nothing subtle or understated in it, the Americans seem to enjoy that though for reasons unknown.


  1. Okay, it’ s not bad, but I’m not going to suck up to you like that Pamela does! 🙂

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    1. Why not?
      I would if I wasn’t me! 😈

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  2. Hmm . . . I remember reading this in another post.

    . . . I prefer ElBob, of course.


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