MARIANNE MOORE'S CAR NAMES

Ford approached poet Marianne Moore in 1955 & asked her to name their new car. She spent weeks sending them amazing ideas; they're compiled here. Ford stupidly ignored them all, chose 'Edsel' instead.
  1. The Ford Silver Sword
  2. Hirundo
  3. Aerundo
  4. Hurricane Hirundo
  5. Hurricane Aquila
  6. Hurricane Accipter
  7. The Impeccable
  8. Symmechromatic
  9. Thunderblender
  10. The Resilient Bullet
  11. Intelligent Bullet
  12. Bullet Cloisone
  13. Bullet Lavolta
  14. The Intelligent Whale
  15. The Ford Faberge
  16. The Arc-en-Ciel
    (The Rainbow)
  17. Arcenciel
  18. Mongoose Civique
  19. Anticipator
  20. Regna Racer
  21. Aeroterre
  22. Fee Rapide
  23. Tonnes Alifere
    (Winged Thunder)
  24. Turbotorc
  25. Thunder Crester
  26. Dearborn Diamanté
  27. Magigravure
  28. Pastelogram
  29. Regina-Rex
  30. Taper Racer
  31. Varsity Stroke
  32. Angelastro
  33. Astranaut
  34. Chaparral
  35. Tir a l'arc
    (Bull's Eye)
  36. Cresta Lark
  37. Triskelion
    (Three legs running)
  38. Pluma Piluma
    (Feather Foot)
  39. Turcotinga
  40. Utopian Turtletop