Daily Archives: December 5, 2010

What’s in a name

During Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law noted that her daughter now desires to be called, “Kathleen” instead of her nickname, “Kate.”  She is named after my mother – who was called not Kathleen, but Kay.  My sister-in-law ascribes this desire to … Continue reading

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