By Any Other Name?

November 24, 2015 § Leave a comment

It’s common knowledge that, as Juliet (via William Shakespeare) says, “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet” . . . or would it? The linked articles discusses some of the ways in which your name may reflect your background . . . and affect your prospects:

Who Wins in the Name Game?
(“From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner’s life.”)

5 Ways Your Parents Changed Your Life When They Named You
(alternate title: 5 Bizarre Ways Your Name Defines Who You Are)


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