Episode 92 – Jennifer and Mallory are joined by Dr. Iman Nick, onomast and researcher in names and prejudice. We talk about name bullying, prejudice and discrimination against names, and how name-calling can affect a person for the rest of their lives.

Names mentioned in this episode: Everette, Sage, Paprika, Basil, Veva, Iman, Mallory, and Janice!

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Dr. Iman Nick

Professor I. M. Nick is a sociolinguist with a specialization in forensic onomastics and investigative psychology. She is the President of the Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics and the Editor-in-Chief of NAMES, the scientific journal of the American Name Society. Among her many publications is her latest book, Personal Names, Hitler, and The Holocaust: A Socio-onomastic Study of Genocide and Nazi Germany.