Suggestions for Fedora Codename Theme

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Theme Relationship to Fedora Sampling of names along theme Comments
Dinosaur Breeds Dinosaurs are cool and so is Fedora. triceratops, stegosaurus, spinosaurus, brachiosaurus, supersaurus, tyrannosaurus rex, microceratus, wannanosaurus, iguanodon, bernissartensis, protoceratops, edmontonsaurus, majungasaurus, velociraptor, microraptoer, oryctodromeus, scansoriopterygids, lambeosaurus, aerosteon riocoloradensis ...
Marine & Aquatic Animals The water is blue and so is Fedora. humpback whale, manatee, leopard seal, orca, gray whale, polar bear, sea otter, walrus, sea lion, fur seal, dugongs, porpoise, river dolphin, pygmy whale, sperm whale, rorquals, bowhead whale, baleen whale, muskrat, beaver, vole, platypus, hippopotamus, giant otter shrew, russian desman, yapok / opossum, iguana, monitor, anaconda, cottonmouth snake, water snake, crocodile, penguin, turtle, slider, newt, frogs
Fish The water is blue and so is Fedora. flounder, salmon, goldfish, lamprey, catshark, bullhead shark, perch, koi, anchovies, sardines, shrimp, krill, squid, menhaden, tuna, bass, herring, zooplankton, minnow, shiner, killifish, dace, shad, trout, catfish, crappie, lanternfish, eel, carp, ballyhoo, chimaeras, gar, lungfish, piranhas, pike, oarfish, cod, mullets, gobies, mackerel, whiting, wrasses, ...
Sea birds The sea is blue / Fedora is blue sandpiper, tern, gull, cormorant, petrels, grebes, loons, albatross, penguin, razorbill, auk, pelican, boobies, gannets, skuas, frigatebirds, auklet, tubenose, sulid, guillemot, fulmar, prion, shearwater, gadfly, gannet, tropicbird, skimmer, puffin, ...
Blue flowers Fedora is blue periwinkle, cornflower, iris, flax, aster, hydrangea, indigo, morning glory, pimpernel, sweet pea, petunia, borage, campanula, salvia, laurentia, phlox, delphinium, scabiosa, lisianthus, delphinium, nemophilia, blueberry, wisteria, clematis, hyacinth, crocus, ...
Blueberry cultivars Blueberries are blue and delicious as is Fedora. rabbiteye, southern highbush, northern highbush, ozark blue, reveille, beckyblue, alice blue, climax, premier, montgomery, bonita, bluegem, woodard, chaucer, bluebelle, briteblue, choice, tifblue, yadkin, delite, aldwin, centurion, o'neal, sharpblue, misty, bladen, pamlico, lenoir, craven, avon blue, gulf coast, georgiagem, cooper, sampson, biloxi, capefear, flordablue, jubilee, blue ridge, pearl river, summit, sunrise, spartan, collins, bluecrop, berkeley, jersey, darrow, coville, burgundy, blomidon, brunswick, .. Watch out for patented cultivar names.
Innovators Fedora is innovative and so are innovators. Edison, Newton, Arkwright, Wright Brotherss, Ritchie, Ford, Benz, Tesla, Goddard, ... Goddard was already used as a name.
Notable names in computer history Fedora is computer related as are these smart folks. Jacquard, Babbage, Lovelace, Luigi, Menabrea, Scheutz, Ludgate, Hollerith, Comrie, Eckert, Watson, Feynman, Bush, Engelbart, Terman, Pollen, Dijkstra, Turing, Haibt, Hopper, Borg, Zuse, Shannon, Salton, Ritchie, von Neumann, Ginsburg, Flowers, Eckert, Mauchly, Backus, ...
Types of Teas  ? assam, nepal, darjeeling, nilgiri, turkish, ceylon, earl grey, masala chai, oolong, pu-erh, gunpowder, tibetan, bawarka, raspberry, chamomile, jasmine, chun mee, white, green, yellow, vietnamese, kahwah, dragonwell, lemon, anise, chrysanthemum, dandelion, echinacea, elderberry, ginger, hibiscus, rose hip, kava, labrador, lapacho, ginseng, goji, hawthorn, yerba mate, neem, nettle, pennyroyal, red clover, lemongrass, rosemary, verbena, woddruf, sobacha, yarrow, genmaicha, pepperment, sencha, bancha, kukicha, mecha, konacha, kamairicha, tamaryokucha, gyokuro, matcha, shincha, hojicha, aracha, cinnamon, elderflower, ...
Herbs & Spices  ? cinnamon, cloves, garam masala, harissa, chili, curry, zaatar, pepper, basil, anise, allspice, angelica, annato, asafoetida, cardamom, mustard, fenugreek, coriander, chives, chervil, chicory, cayenne, caraway, carob, calendula, dill, horseradish, jasmine, juniper, ginger, garlic, mace, oregano, peppermint, paprika, parsley, sassafras, savory, sorrel, sage, safflower, saffron, sumac, vanilla, wasabi, watercress, wintergreen, woodruff, nutmeg, ...
Condiments Mustard and ketchup are important to Fedora and they are condiments. mustard, ketchup, relish, pickles, wasabi, coconut chutney, mango chutney, garlic chutney, onion chutney, achar, raita, mirin, soy sauce / shoyu, rice vinegar, karashi, ponzu, furikake, mayo, wafu, horseradish,

buffalo sauce, chopped onions, bacon bits, oyster sauce, hoisin, plum sauce, vinegar, basalmic, sweet and sour, bbq, butter, labne, cream cheese, curry, chaat, kimchi, hummus, sauerkraut, mesquite, salsa, chili, tomatoes, pico de gallo, pepperocini, salt, pepper, baked beans, cole slaw, sriracha, vinaigrette, green sauce, teriyaki, ... || ||

Types of Pasta  ? spaghetti, spaghettoni, fedelini, vermicelli, capellini, barbina, bucatini, fusilli, perciatelli, pici, udon, soba, ziti, zitoni, fettuccine, fettucelle, lasagne, lsagnotte, linguettine, mafalde, mafaldine, pappardelle, tripoline, trenette, taglierini, biang biang, shahe fen, stringozzi, cannelloni, cavatappi, chifferi, fagioloni, garganelli, gemelli, manicotti, marziani, penne, rigatoni, pennoni, pennette, penne zita, spirali, tuffoli, cencioni, cavatelli, capunti, campanelle, corzetti, farfalloni, gigli, fiori, lanterne, ...
Constellations  ? Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius · Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes Venatici · Canis Major · Canis Minor · Capricornus · Carina · Cassiopeia · Centaurus · Cepheus · Cetus · Chamaeleon · Circinus · Columba · Coma Berenices · Corona Australis · Corona Borealis · Corvus · Crater · Crux · Cygnus · Delphinus · Dorado · Draco · Equuleus · Eridanus · Fornax · Gemini · Grus · Hercules · Horologium · Hydra · Hydrus · Indus · Lacerta · Leo · Leo Minor · Lepus · Libra · Lupus · Lynx · Lyra · Mensa · Microscopium ·

Monoceros · Musca · Norma · Octans · Ophiuchus · Orion · Pavo · Pegasus · Perseus · Phoenix · Pictor · Pisces · Piscis Austrinus · Puppis · Pyxis · Reticulum · Sagitta · Sagittarius · Scorpius · Sculptor · Scutum · Serpens · Sextans · Taurus · Telescopium · Triangulum · Triangulum Australe · Tucana · Ursa Major · Ursa Minor · Vela · Virgo · Volans · Vulpecula || ||

Stars  ? sirius, canopus, vega, rigel, procyon,betelgeuse, altair, capella, spica, pollux, deneb, acrux, adara, bellatrix, polaris, algol, gruid, naos, scheat, grafias, gacrux, hamal, haldus, enif, electra, diadem, decrux, cursa, coxa, becrux, betelgeuse, atria, atlas, ashlesha, asellus tertius, azmidiske, phact, nunki, navi, okul, peacock, rukbat, sadr, sargas, sabik, toliman, unuk, wezen, zaniah, vega, vindemiatrix, ... Some are repeats.
Nebulae  ? ant, banard's loop, boomerang, cat's eye, crab, eagle, eskimo, helix, hourglass, horsehead, lagoon, orion, pelican, red square, ring, rosette, tarantula, ... There might not be enough to choose from.
Moons  ? phobos, deimos, io, europa, ganymede, callisto, amalthea, himalia, elara, sinope, anake, carme, lysithea, leda, thebe, adrastea, metis, callirrhoe, themisto, megaclite, taygete, chaldene, harpalyke, kalyke, iocaste, erinome, isonome, praxidike, autnoe, hermippe, eurydome, aitne, euanthe, euporie, orthosie, sponde, kale, pasithee, hegemone, ... We've had a moon theme before and it was pretty popular (Fedora 10)
Cookies  ? shortbread, tea cake, rosette, snickerdoodle, macaroon, chocolate chip, stroopwafel, sugar cookie, tareco, teiglach, gingerbread, sugar wafer, wibele, rainbow, berger, bath oliver, biscotti, amaretti, alfajor, cornish fairings, coyotas, custard cream, digestive, empire, faworki,

jammie dodgers, garibaldi, ghorabiye, kifli, krumiri, krumkake, ladyfinger, mushkazone, nanaimo bar, panellets, paprenjak, peanut butter, oatmeal, pfeffernusse, pignolo, ... || You can eat cookies at release parties... ||

Gemstones Many of thes are blue or come in blue but not all. ammolite, spectrolite, boulder opal, agate, lapis lazuli, sapphire, rainbow hematite, tanzanite, titanium drusy, topaz, chalcedony, Iolite, zircon, sodalite, blue moonstone, aquamarine, azurite-malachite, spinel, blue indicolite tourmaline, azurite, larimar, mazonite, turquoise, spectrolite, drusy chrysocolla, hemimorphite, variscite, tourmaline, turquoise, hematite, chrysocolla, tigers eye, quartz, tourmaline, pyrite, sugilite, obsidian, ruby, quartz, jasper, amethyst, agate, lazuli, agate, malachite, amber, ametheyst, diamond, sapphire, spinel, topaz, .. Some are repeats
Blue Cheeses These are blue and so is Fedora. bath blue, barkham blue, blue monday, buxton blue, chesire blue, devon blue, dorset blue, dovedale, exmoor, harbourne, lanark, lymeswold, oxford, shropshire, stichelton, stilton, wensleydale, yorkshire, ... Probably not enough. But we could expand to types of cheese and maybe get enough.
Project Gutenberg book titles Fedora is free and so are these books (hopefully??) sherlock holmes, huckleberry finn, pridge and prejudice, grimm's fairy tales, alice's adventures in wonderland, ulysses, tom sawyer, leaves of grass, frankenstein, dracula, great expectations, a tale of two cities, importance of being earnest, the prince, moby dick, jane eyre, count of monte cristo, war and peace, dubliners, picture of dorian grey, art of war, divine comedy, gulliver's travels, beowulf, les miserables, don quijote, peter rabbit, emma, wuthering heights, war of the worlds, heart of darkness, oliver twist, a christmas carol, the jungle book, the ownderful wizard of oz, the iliad, saddhartha, walden, david copperfield, the three musketeers, candide, peter pan, anna karenina, as you like it, anthony and cleopatra, love's labour lost, macbeth, the merchant of venice, the man in the iron mask, the time machine, aesops fables, hamlet, anne of green gables, the call of the wild, the hound of the baskervilles, robin crusoe, ... Not sure about legal here.
Shakespeare Character names  ? Hamlet, Ophelia, Macbeth, Juliet, Romeo, Caesar, Caius, Cassandra, Othello, Katherina, Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius, Titania, Oberon, Cicero, Macduff, Margaret, Claudius, Clown, Countess of Rousillon, Demetrius, Dion, Edmund, Edward, Ephesus, Fabian, Fenton, Flavius, Florizel, Falstaff, Fortinbras, Francisco, Gallus, George, Ghost, Glansdale, Aeneas, Agamemmnon, Alexander, Aaron, King Richard, Lord Abergavenny, Angelo, Alonso, Ariel, King John, Balthasar, Beatrice, Bianca, Belarius, Blunt, Bolingbroke, Brackenbury, Capulet, King Lear, Lady Anne, Lady Grey, Leonardo, Mercutio, Montague, Octavius, Percy, Pompey, Polonius, Roderigo, Rosaline, Paris, Talbot, Isidore, Somerville, Ursula, Ulysses, Valentine, Valeria, Willoughby, York, ... There's a ton of these! Legal issues?
Famous Composers  ? bach, beethoven, brahms, chopin, grainger, handel, haydn, mozart, saint-saens, schubert, schumann, boccherini, gluck, ...
Subatomic Particles Quantum physics is cool and so is Fedora. Boson, photon, graviton, magneton, electron, proton, neutron, neutrino, fermion, quark, antiproton, gluon, hadron, nucleon, nucleus, antineutron, positron, antineutrino, positronium, lepton, hadron, phonon, dyon, soliton, anyon, gravitino, photino, axion, baryon, meson, antiquark, pentaquark, sphalerons, strange, charm, bottom, top, up, down, plekton, muon, lambda, signma, xi, omega, delta, pion, kaon, tau, neutralino, slepton, sneutrino, squark, gluino, higgsino, zino, photino, chargino, graviscalar, graviphoton, axino, majoron, majorana fermion, dilatino, dilaton, branon, saxion, exciton, plasmon, polaron, magnon, pomeron, skyrmion, goldstino, instanton, geon, iflaton, spurion, muonium, ... New ones seem to be theoreticized / discovered at a reugular pace.