What’s in a name?
Names contain a great deal of history, including our own personal history. Does your name have a meaning? How do names come about, and what are the conventions of naming in other places? And what about names that are vocationally appropriate?
Daniel, Ben, and Kylie are taking names on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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