Doctor Who Christmas Lexicon

Jackson Lake. In the snow.

Sycorax is the mother of Caliban in The Tempest, and a moon of Uranus.

Runaway Bride is a 1999 film starring Julia Roberts.

HC Clements was an art connoisseur who purchased a portrait of Shakespeare in c.1840.

Huon is a valley in Tasmania (and an energy particle from the Dark Times).

Voyage of the Damned is a 1960 horror movie

Foon is an alternative word for a spork.

Mr Copper is a motor for a quad bike from Airbot.

Astrid was a tall ship, built in the Netherlands in 1918.  It sank.

Peth is Welsh for “thing”.

Jackson Lake is a 15 mile long glacial lake in Wyoming.

Cyber King is a mobile phone and tablet company in West Bengal, India.

A Naismith is the word for a maker of knives.

Simeon was a son of Jacob in the Old Testament of the Bible.

Strax is the Icelandic word for “immediately”.

Vastra is a Swedish word for “western”.

Digby is a village in Lincolnshire, England.

Great Intelligence is the name of China’s first ever smart ship, with an intelligent navigation system to optimize shipping routes.

Shona is a language spoken in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

River Song is a track by the Maccabees, from their album Marks to Prove It.

The Singing Tower is a 205-foot tall tower in Bok Tower Gardens, Florida, USA.

Mysterio is an enemy of Spider-Man, who first appeared in 1964.

Twice Upon a Time is a 1953 comedy made at Shepperton Studios.


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1 Response to Doctor Who Christmas Lexicon

  1. DrAcrossthePond says:

    I have to think our Great Intelligence predates the first ever smart ship. Let me check…
    Yup! Ours came first. Probably the actual Great Intelligence didn’t land in England like the series says. It’s probably in China right now shipping cybernetic Bigfoot’s all over the globe…


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