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Name that search engine!

Dear HiveMind, please help me think of a name for a new web project I'm building. It's essentially a "genealogy search engine in a box", based on a customized build of Apache Solr. It will allow moderately tech savvy genealogy geeks, whether individual genealogists or small genealogy organizations, an easy way to index and search datasets of names and any related data, with a nice front end UI for doing searches. Notable features include faceted search (by record year, record town(s), record source, etc.), soundalike surname searching, customizable given name synonyms (i.e. searching for "Becky" also finds Rebecca), and pop-up Google Maps linked to record locations. And the entire project will be open source. The project is already about 90% completed, but I need something snappy to call it before I can release it. Ideas welcome!
posted by Asparagirl on May 17, 2011 - 16 answers

Breathylzer Project Title

My group and I are looking for a creative project title. The project is for a design class. Our idea is to have a locker where people put their keys before a night of drinking, and in order to get the keys back, they must blow into a breathalyzer to prove their ability to drive. [more inside]
posted by byrleyar on Sep 14, 2008 - 20 answers

I summon the Name Gods!

Namefilter: I'm launching a local version of Stray Cinema and I need a new name for it! [more inside]
posted by mordecai on Aug 21, 2008 - 3 answers

Need an acronym, ASAP!

Name-this-project-filter: My mother needs help coming up with some sort of cutesy acronym/name for a project, using the following words (asterisks are ones that aren't necessary, but would be nice): finance, purchasing, legal, corporate planning, integrated, information portal, empowered*, otsuka*.
posted by sperose on Aug 1, 2007 - 12 answers

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