Here's how to remember character names from Game of Thrones

gameofThronestyrionGame of Thrones characters don’t exactly have the easiest names to remember, right?

Well, everyone besides Jon Snow, that is.

To help newcomers remember the names of the many characters on the show, the people over at Vulture have put together this handy bunch of mnemonics.

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Joffrey Lannister: For Joffrey think boff-free, as in Joffrey is such a terrible, asshole-ish, bratty young king that no one wants to boff him for free.

Cersei Lannister: Cersei like sirs-say. As the queen and most powerful female in Westeros, she commands many sirs to “Do as I say.”

Tywin Lannister: The Lannisters’ patriarch Tywin wins wars and totally would wear a tie if GoT were set in the present day.

Tyrion Lannister: Tryion is played by Peter Dinklage. Never forget this.

Shae: Call her the “Shae Hey Kid” like the “Say Hey Kid” Willie Mays. Shae loving Tryion is like Mays in the outfield — she knows a catch when she sees one.

Bronn: A great warrior for hire, Bronn is paid not for his brains but his brawn.

Brienne: Brienne rhymes with mean men, as in Brienne is a female knight but she can kick the ass of all mean men.

Bran Stark: Bran wishes he had brand-new legs, because his don’t work.

Arya Stark: Arya, sorry ya had to see your dad get beheaded and that you’re on the run.

Sansa Stark: The red-haired, fair-skinned Sansa can’t get a tan-sa even though she lives in sunny King’s Landing.

Talisa Stark: Talisa kiss-a Robb Stark because they’re married.

Theon Greyjoy: Theon was a peon in Winterfell, so his dad guilts him into trying to take it over instead of joining their army.

Lord Varys: Varys has no berries — like testicles, because he’s a eunuch.

Lord Baelish: Baelish is like delish, which is short for delicious. Baelish finds whore-money delish but status even more Baelish-ous.

Melisandre: Melisandre rhymes with hellish ganja, which make sense since she’s always preaching cryptic evil things and puffing smoke demons out of her vagina.

Stannis Baratheon: Stannis defeats man-kiss (his gay brother) by having him killed by Melisandre’s smoke demon.

Gendry: Think send he, because as Gendry’s father, King Robert Baratheon, had to send he away for being a bastard.

Daenerys Targaryen: Daenerys rhymes with duh-bear-is. Like duh-bear-is no match for Daenerys’s dragons. (She’s often referred to as Khaleesi, so just think call-me-see, as in call me when you see a dragon.)

Jorah Mormont: Daenerys’s adviser/guard Jorah is kind of a bore-a compared to her dragons.

Mance Rayder: As king, Mance Rayder is the Darth Vader of Beyond the Wall.

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