The Art of the American Nickname (via On The Pavement)


The Art of the American Nickname To most people I encounter, I have a wonderfully (or not so wonderfully) difficult ethnic name. For those of you who’ve never heard (of) my name and don’t know how to say it, it sounds something like this: Sa ‘roo ja nee. Got it? Maybe? Take your time, practice a little, I’ll wait. My name is of South Asian origins, or Indian*, if you … Read More

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