Monday, May 8, 2017

The Difference

"I think in certain places, like maybe Iceland? they do last names matrilineally," I say to our friend whose last name ends in patronymic suffix.

"Wait, are you mansplaining her name to her?" Katie asks with a teasing smile.

"No, I'm showing off," I say. "There's a difference."
One year ago: Mother's Day
Three years ago: She Wants to Help
Four years ago: A Metaphor for Post-industrial New York (Or Something)
Nine years ago: 5-8-08 Man's Best Friend

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