On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Yoon Ha Lee wrote:

> <laugh>  Whereas in French class, everyone else got a reasonable "French
> name," but I got dubbed "Yvonne" out of desperation, and it never quite
> clicked.

I was still going by "Ruth" when I was in high school learning
French, and the teacher made me "Rosalie". Yecch. I was not at the
time, and never shall be, a Rosalie. I wish I'd been eligible for


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