I'm with you, brutha.
And yet... I'm thankful that the scientific braniacs went that way with it instead of the other way. Otherwise, we'd have to add three new planets to our learning curve which would throw off all existing mnemonic devices (i.e. "Mary's Violet Eyes Make Johnny Say Nice Unusual Phrases").
The new planets were to be named "Ceres," "Charon," and "UB313" (or "Xena," if the guy who found it has his way... seriously).
To which I was about to propose this mnemonic device for us to learn the planets in their new order:
Guess this means my junior high science project is outdated now, eh?
"Many Vagrants Eat My Celery Just So Nosy Urologists Pocket Cash Unclaimed"
Take that Mr. Schave and the lousy "C" you gave me. Turns out you didn't know everything about the solar system after all, chump.