Tip: A good vocabulary can really boost your studies and career. If you want a competitive edge, then we highly recommend you try the popular vocabulary-improvement software Ultimate Vocabulary. Click Ultimate Vocabulary for details.* The award-winning software comes with a full money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose — an much to gain.
comiconomenclaturist, a connoisseur of humorous names [I have collected a few of these real-life names myself, such as "Sue Ridge", "Bill Ding", "Gaye Priest", and "Richard Face"]
cruciverbalist, a person who compiles or solves crossword puzzles; a crossword enthusiast
cryptologist, an expert in or student of the science, study, or practice of encrypting and decrypting information
famulus, an attendant on a scholar or a magician
fugleman, a soldier especially expert and well drilled, formerly placed in front of a regiment or company as an example or model to the others in their exercise
poetaster, an inferior poet; a writer of poor or trashy verse; a mere versifier
proctologist, an expert or specialist in proctology, a branch of surgery or medicine that deals with diseases of the anus, rectum, and colon
queer plungers, 18th century confidence tricksters, who worked a faked rescue of a drowning man. "Queer plunger" applies both to the supposed drowning person and to the pretend rescuers. The rescuer would wangle a guinea from the humane society as a reward and the person who attempted "suicide" would also get a small sum.
satrap, a subordinate ruler; often suggesting an imputation of tyranny or ostentatious splendour
thaumaturge, a worker of marvels or miracles; a wonder-worker
Peter Bowler, The Superior Person's Book of Words (2002)
Oxford English Dictionary Online
*Denise and I recommend only products that we have tried and tested. These include Ultimate Vocabulary. We have agreed to receive a commission from some sales of Ultimate Vocabulary because we are happy to endorse that software.