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When people get your name wrong

Michael Rosen on why personal names are so often mispronounced or misspelled, in conversation and online. With guest Dhruti Shah, linguist Dr Laurel MacKenzie, and lots of stories from the Word of Mouth audience.
Produced by Beth O'Dea for BBC Audio in Bristol

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28 minutes

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Mon 23 Aug 2021 23:00

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  • Tue 17 Aug 2021 16:00
  • Mon 23 Aug 2021 23:00

When people get your name wrong

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