radley

1. A term used to address a person (usually male) in place of a name.
Sometimes used in conjuction with Boo, as in Boo Radley.
However, has more to do with the word boo than the character (from To Kill a Mockingbird.)
2. An placeholder for a real name, given when anonymity is desired in an official or semi-official setting. One simply changes one of his names to Radley when, for example, an ugly girl asks your name and you need to make up something quick and you don't ever plan on seeing her again.

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  • Radley — Radley, Boo a character in the book To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee. He is locked in the house by his father as a punishment, and is never allowed out. Because the people in the town never see him, they believe many strange stories… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Radley — This long established surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is locational from a place so called in Berkshire. Recorded as Radelega in the 1176 Pipe Rolls of Berkshire, and as Radeley in the 1242 Fine Court Rolls, the name derives from the Olde… …   Surnames reference

  • Radley Metzger — (* 21. Januar 1929 in New York City) ist ein US amerikanischer Regisseur, Filmproduzent, Autor und Verleiher von Filmen. Metzger ist ein Vertreter des Autorenfilms und wird von seinen Fans häufig als einer der stilvollsten Regisseure des Porno… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Radley (disambiguation) — Radley is a village and civil parish in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England.Radley may also refer to:* Radley College, a famous English public school in the village of Radley, Oxfordshire * Radley railway station, a station on the Oxford London… …   Wikipedia

  • Radley Metzger — (born January 21 1929) is an American filmmaker, distributor and producer. He is also known by his pseudonym Henry Paris, a name he adopted in the 1970s when he began to direct films with explicit hardcore sexual content.Metzger was born in New… …   Wikipedia

  • Radley Balko — (born April 19, 1975 in Greenfield, Indiana) is an American libertarian writer, and speaker. Employment and publications Balko is senior editor at Reason magazine. Previously, he was a policy analyst for the Cato Institute, specializing in vice… …   Wikipedia

  • Radley Metzger — Surnom Henry Paris, Radley H. Metzger, Harry Paris Naissance 21 janvier 1929 (1929 01 21) (82 ans) New York …   Wikipédia en Français

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