'What's the use of their having names the Gnat said, 'if they won't answer to them?'
'No use to them,' said Alice; 'but it's useful to the people who name them, I suppose. If not, why do things have names at all?'
'I can't say,' the Gnat replied.
Source: Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Pages: Chapter 3
Contributed by: Tsuya