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And The Name Change Of The Year Goes To …

“Pink Sparkly And All Things Nice” (pictured above). That’s what UK woman Charlotte Price changed her name to. Why? Ding, ding, ding! Because she loves the color pink. The mother…

Ami Angelowicz | December 28, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Which Names Get Laid The Most?

Beware of guys named Chris, Charles, Dennis, and James. According to a new study from SmartDate.com, dudes with names that end in the letter ‘s’ tend to be “players”—their word,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 17, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Women Whose Names End In “A” Have More Sex

I don’t need a study to tell me that I was destined to be a hoochie mama, but here one is anyway. According to a French study, women whose names…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Is Insistent That I Take His Name If We Marry”

I have been dating a wonderful man for two years and we have been talking about getting married. The only problem is that it’s very important to him that I…

Wendy Atterberry | November 3, 2010 - 2:30 pm

What’s In A Name When You Can Choose Your Own?

If you had your way, would you choose the name given to you at birth? For many transgender people, shedding their birth names and choosing a new name is a…

Julie Gerstein | August 13, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Some Names Are Hotter Than Others

Yesterday, a guy friend of mine was telling me about a dude he knows who I might want to do a story on. He said the guy’s name was Hunter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 19, 2010 - 11:50 am

Urban Dictionary Will Define You

Have you ever looked your name up on Urban Dictionary? Apparently it is the new thing to do and being the follower that I am, I did it. Unlike most…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Andy And Sarah: Your Days Of Calling In Sick Are Over!

You’ve already heard the upsetting news that folks whose name starts with the letter “D” live shorter lives. But now I need to have a chat with all of you…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: Does Every Guy Have A Kate In His Past?

My name is Kate. Just Kate—not Kathleen or Catherine or anything like that. I’ve always really liked my name. I like that it’s one quick, strong syllable. I like that…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 13, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Full Disclosure: What Our Names Reveal

What’s in a name? Plenty, at least if you care about race, socioeconomic status, and educational background. That’s according to Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, whose chapter in…

DivineCaroline.com | January 9, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Beware If Your Name Begins With The Letter “D”

I know this sounds like some kind of title for a bad horror film, but scientists have discovered that the letter your name begins with can actually affect your lifespan.

Ami Angelowicz | January 6, 2010 - 5:40 pm