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Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2018

Award for Best Article in Names: A Journal of Onomastics 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Giulia Petitta, Valerie Dively, Mark Halley, Marc Holmes & Brenda Nicodemus, for their article “’My Name is A-on-the-cheek’: Managing Names and Name Signs in American Sign Language-English Team Interpretation” NAMES 66/4 (2018), pp. 205-218.

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Hello. My Name Is . . . Kambri Crews. |

Hello. My Name Is . . . Kambri Crews. | | Name News | Scoop.it
Writers are by definition obsessed with words. And when it comes down to it, unless you’re really plucky, there are two or three words you’re stuck with for life: your name. Every other week I’ll a…
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Name signs for those who use American Sign Language

Name signs for those who use American Sign Language | Name News | Scoop.it
Our reader Amy is deaf, and was recently sharing with me how name signs are bestowed, which I thought you'd all find as interesting as I do: "In regards to naming practices for people who use American Sign Language*: Culturally, a name sign should only be given to you by a Deaf person (you can't…
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Name Interview: Kambri –

Name Interview: Kambri – | Name News | Scoop.it
A few years ago, Texas-born storyteller Kambri Crews was interviewed about her unique first name. Here’s some of what she said: I’ve never met another Kambri and don’t know of any…
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Name update: Molly’s name sign!

Name update: Molly’s name sign! | Name News | Scoop.it
Happy feast of the Immaculate Conception!! What a wonderful, holy day!! I'm sorry I've been so quiet on the blog this week! Advent has me scurrying around like a (very happily) busy bee ... or elf ... ;) Also, I'm continuing to work away on the consultations for all those who took advantage of the…
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