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These letters, from U2 frontman Bono and lead singer of the Virgin Prunes Gavin Friday, were sent to Dave McCullough who worked for Sounds music paper. During Bono's time at Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Clontarf he and his friends formed a surrealist street gang called Lypton Village. This group of friends began performing in public places, such as buses, to provoke people. The gang had a ritual of nickname-giving. Bono had several names such as 'Steinvic von Huyseman', 'Huyseman', 'Houseman', 'Bon Murray', 'Bono Vox of O'Connell Street', and finally just 'Bono'. It was around this time that Bono met Gavin Friday: this was at a party to which Gavin had not been invited and Bono and his friend Guggi caught Gavin trying to steal something but they subsequently became good friends.