List of famous pairs

The following is a list of famous pairs. See also list of twins and Twin cities.

Pairs are human beings unless otherwise noted. Pairs are actual persons (living or dead), places, or things, unless identified otherwise.

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  • Dallas & Fort Worth (geographical; juxtapositions; twin cities)
  • Dalziel & Pascoe (fictional; colleagues; detectives) Creations of Reginald Hill
  • Damon & Pythias (mythological/legendary; companions)
  • Danger Mouse & Penfold
  • David & Goliath (mythological/legendary; Biblical; rivals/opponents)
  • Death & Taxes (proverbial/idiomatic; complementary) (proverbial pairing of two inevitabilities)
  • Democrat & Republican (opposing factions)
  • Dick & Jane (fictional; siblings) (in the Scott, Foresman primary readers, very widely used in the U. S.)
  • Big Diomede Island & Little Diomede Island (geographical)
  • The Dioscuri (mythological/legendary; twins; rivals/opponents)
  • The Big Dipper & the Little Dipper (astronomical; complementary)
  • Dodge & Plymouth (corporate twin automobile marques; same company, same chassis, different model names and body styles)
  • Drum and bugle corps (equipment; complementary) Marching band musical complement.

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  • Eckert & Mauchly (colleagues; also commercial partners)
  • Elsie and Elmer (fictional; couples; mascots) Cows, trademark of Borden dairy circa 1938 on.
  • England & Wales (geographical; juxtapositions)
  • ENQ & ACK (technical; complementary)
  • Evan & Jaron
  • Exchange & Mart
  • Edison & Swan (rivals/opponents and commercial partners)

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  • Xerxes & Esther (mythological/legendary; Biblical; rivals/opponents)
  • Xylem & Phloem (technical; complementary) Botanical circulatory elements

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