Real World References
Ad Hoc is Latin for "For This," and refers to a solution designed for a specific task and is not generalizable to other purposes.
Adderall's nickname, "Add," is a reference to being a practitioner of Mathemancy.
In addition, Hawk is a type of bird, tying into his posession of the Flight special.
Adderall is a medicine used for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.