Your Nickname Will Make You or Break You

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My name is Richard, not Dick. Too many bad connotations associated with Dick.

How do we get, Dick out of the name Richard anyway?

I worked in a factory for twenty-two years. My husky, muscle-bound co-workers called me, Dick. I was not big enough to insist other-wise.

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An Intentional optimist. Writer, World traveler, Retired, loving it. Your past is not a prophet; at best, it is only a teacher. Curious. rich-53302.medium.com

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Richard Armstrong

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An Intentional optimist. Writer, World traveler, Retired, loving it. Your past is not a prophet; at best, it is only a teacher. Curious. rich-53302.medium.com

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