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On names, respect, and making an effort to pronounce people’s names correctly

This topic has been coming up a lot these last some weeks. “Oooh, that’s a beautiful name. Can I call you [a shorter version of my name]? Do you have a nickname?” – a very common response to my name from … Continue reading

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