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Posted: 26 May 05, 10:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Apologies if this is preffered to be in the General forum, just I find that I'd get a far better a more worthwhile answer from the Serious forum, but...

Obviously, Ogre T. Raylot is an anagram of Roger Taylor (from the Fun In Space album cover), but why is it spelled wrong?

Is there a reason, of was it through plain stupidy. It's just something that has been bugging me for about 7 years...

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Posted: 26 May 05, 10:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I've been wondering the same thing.

Perhaps there is a funny story behind this mistake that's known only by Roger & his friends who were making this album. I think it could be a joke but then again, maybe it was just plain ignorance or illiteracy on their behalf.

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Posted: 26 May 05, 11:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

...or perhaps it's deliberate. They just shoved a T in between the anagram of the surname and the christian name.

Nothing sinister in it at all.


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Posted: 26 May 05, 11:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Incorrect Benn.

The T isn't superfluous, it's in there at the expense of the third R.

I reckon illiteracy is the answer to the cock-up.


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Posted: 26 May 05, 11:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Benn...

in theory, and keeping within the laws of anagrams, it "should" have been Orge T. Raylor, or Ogre R. Raylot for example.

Oh well, not the only time we get spelling mistakes on Rog products. Remember the 1995 remaster of STANGE FRONTIER?!

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Posted: 26 May 05, 13:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A number of artists were asked to come up with pictures for various song titles, so it's likely that the artist in question mis-anagrammed it.