joyce (joyce) wrote,

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When I need to call work for something, I think I'm just going to start giving people my first name along with my last name as a matter of course. Around here, my last name is nearly as bad as "Smith" or "Jones" for trying to look someone up.

Also, I've started getting the "[lastname]? Do you know [insert distant relation lastname]?" To which I always feel dumb saying "Well, maybe", but there's a hell of a lot of us around here ( says 59 people with my last name just in the city, let alone the county. And that's not counting those of us who aren't listed.)
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