RE: My Name

Since Malory complained about people pronouncing her name wrong, I thought I’d point out my own name issues.

People call me Janice.  They always have.  It’s Janet.  By the time I was three, when someone would call me Janice, I would say, “It’s Janet.  J-A-N-E-T.  Janet.”

My middle name is Diana, like the Princess.  I had a girl in high school tell me that my name was pronounced wrong and should be pronounced Dee-anna.  I said it was pronounced like Di’s name, and she said, “Well, she pronounced it ‘Dee-anna’.”  I never could get her to accept that my name was pronounced correctly.

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Janet Morris

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama. I've got as many college credits as a doctorate candidate, and the GPA of some of them, too. I have a boss by the name of Amy Pond. She's a dachshund. My parents both grew up in Alabama.