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Just today I ran across the need to have a pair of functions, one of which would try to fetch something and return undef if it couldn't, the other of which would try to do the fetch, and would create the thing if it wasn't there. After some playing around in chatter I settled on a suggestion from Petruchio to use the naming style get_foo() and summon_foo(). Anyways the names work, are fairly short, and are reasonably descriptive. But they got me thinking..what other whimsical sounding names have people here wound up using?

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