My name is Jacky

8 02 2008

What’s in a name anyway? We get finicky sometimes over how our names are spelled or pronounced right? I grew up in the US with a French last name that no one could pronounce right and having to argue with kids who thought that they knew better than me how it should sound. Then, back in Quebec, I have frequently had to correct people who misspelled my last name (there are two common ways of spelling it here). However, it’s not until recently that I’ve realised what’s in a name, for me.

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