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What's In a Name

One of the Groundhog Day realities from the beginning of my professional career involved the frequent inability of clients and even coworkers to accurately recall my last name. I had been there weeks, months even, and it seemed like the random variations kept turning up: Maple, Martle, and my favorite, Markle. Growing up, I had many peers with far more challenging, interesting, and syllabic surnames; I would have never expected that Marple would pose as much of a problem as it has. To be honest, I