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One half of the town watch in Bad Blintz, Überwald, seen in The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, Sergeant Doppelpunkt is remarkably similar to Fred Colon. In fact, Doppelpunkt is the German for 'colon' (literally "double point" or "double dot"), as in the punctuation mark (:). Other Discworld characters with a notable similarity to Colon include a member of the guard in the Überwald town of Bonk (who was nicknamed "Colonesque" by Samuel Vimes, and one of the market guards in Al Khali, Klatch. Like the various Dibblers, this may be due to morphic resonance.