Thursday, June 26, 2008

The Presidential Name Game

From the Daily Press, by Meghan Daum:

I've long believed that the deepest divide in American society is not the lines separating genders, races and classes but, rather, the gulf between people who have normal, easily pronounceable names and those who don't.

I'm not saying that having a name like Smith or Thompson or Hernandez is an express ticket to a carefree life... I'm just saying that having to spell out your name to every customer-service agent, doctor's office receptionist and restaurant reservation-taker you come into contact with can, depending on how many dinner reservations you make, add up to weeks or even months of your life you can never get back... - Read the rest


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