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I dunno if I ever responded to you about this, but I really like
CAR, CDR, CADADR and all the rest.  The special advantage is that they
can be pronounced, so I can say them fast over the phone to someone and
they can be expected to understand what I said.  Imagine having to say
"First of Rest of First of Rest" when one can say "CADADR"... The key is
that combinations of "A" and "D" are not tongue-twisters.

I think that this is the only name convention I really am attached to, and
it is NOT for historical (hysterical?) reasons, but pragmatic ones.