10/22/2011 02:57 pm ET | Updated Dec 22, 2011

Tina Fey Explains Liz Lemon's Middle Name (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Miervaldis Lemon is the full name of Tina Fey's quirky alter ego on "30 Rock," but most of you know her as Liz Lemon.

So, what's with the made-up sounding middle name?

One fan had the curiosity to write to Fey about the name's origin, prompting her to reveal it in this behind-the-scenes "Ask Tina" video promoting "30 Rock" on Comedy Central.

The answer may surprise you!

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