I'm a big fan of The Big Bang Theory, and I never understood a joke in the seventh episode of the first season The Dumpling Paradox, where Leonard tries Howard's phone voice recognition saying "Call McFlono McFloonyloo", and it calls Raj...

What is McFlono McFloonyloo, and why did Raj think it was a little racist?

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    It may be so because Raj's full name "rajesh kuthrapali" is difficult for the voice recognition system to perceive and the computer calls Raj whenever it hears names as auditory commands it cannot recognize. – vickyace May 28 '16 at 0:32
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    I've never seen BBT but the line seems to have an echo of a rhyme I learned as a child as a mnemonic for the pronunciation of the Scottish surname 'Colquhoun'. It goes (phonetically), 'You don't call Ca-hoon, Col-ca-hoon; you call Ca-hoon, Ca-hoon'. I'm not suggesting it's actually connected, just musing. – Spagirl May 28 '16 at 7:33
  • Thank you guys, but I still have the impression this "name" has some meaning: let's hope someone else can jump in and solve this mistery! – tcbrazil Jun 3 '16 at 13:30
  • After a long, long time without activity (almos 2 years!!!) this post was edited, apparently to improve it. I'm thinking why people bother to make small improves in the question, but don't bother to come up with a better answer. Clearly the score system ends up driving this kind of strange behavior, where tweaking english is more important than tweaking the answer... – tcbrazil Mar 18 '18 at 13:58
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    The edited title is an improvement, and making improvements to posts is encouraged on Stack Exchange. Editors are under no obligation to post answers, however, when a post is edited it is bumped to the front thereby allowing new users to read it, which is not a bad thing. – Mari-Lou A Mar 18 '18 at 15:30