I agree with Ernie the Attorney's opinion on Eldred. Good decision, crappy law. If we want the Sonny Bono Act to go away, we should write our congresscritters to repeal the damned thing. They're the ones who wrote wrote it and voted on it, after all.
And why isn't 'Eldred' the name of an elf, anyway?
百月 == hachigatsu == August
八百屋 == yaoya == greengrocer
|Originally a pictogram indicating splitting or dividing. It may have been used to indicate 'eight' because that is a number easily split or divided. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Eight can be easily divided.'|