Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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Hey, certain co-workers who don't get to read this:

Y'know, in gigantic swaths of the world, "foreign-sounding names" include names like Jones and Smith and James and Brown and names like that.

(Context!: I think some of the people I work near (I make that distinction with malice aforethought) don't really hear how they speak. And they were talking about how someone changed his name from one they couldn't remember, but was "foreign-sounding." And?

(Yeah, I'm probably reading too much into it. I'm slightly cranky right now.)
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