Men named Dennis more likely to become dentists


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#2

So that’s why I became a gunslinger.


#3

I’d been curious how one ought to pronounce it. My money was on “bes-KEET-za.”


#4

It’s “azz-wee-pay.”


#5

So how do you become a dentist in Skyrim? because Dennis is what I named my character.


#6

I’m not sure what inspiration I’m supposed to be taking from Koerth. All it means is that, somewhere along the line, I had an ancestor named Konrad. Nor is it particularly sound-alike with anything. Maybe I should be doing more earth-science writing.


#7

I’ve known… 2 Dennis’ personally (well, one has one n in his name, not two). I’m not sure what one is up to now, but he wasn’t a dentist. The other is an historian of Asia and a pretty good bluegrass musician (he plays mandolin). Anecdotal, I know…


#8

I haven’t read the study. I really hope they considered that we tend to do what our parents and older relatives do. They do tend to have the same names we do.


#9

By this logic I should have become a porn star.


#10

meh. with a last name like wismer, you’d think i’d have become a wizard. nope.

my first name, though… i like to say “i’m kurt” because it has a fairly accurate double meaning.


#11

First thing I thought of: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku-EB3EMaCU


#12

What about Roger? Are they more likely to become shrubbers? And what of Tim?


#13

I had a dentist named Dr. Payne. No joke.


#14

Dennis Rodman never got this memo…


#15

How about this guy?


#16

Looks like the author of the article managed to dodge her fate, unless “writer for the new republic” is just her day job…


#17

With a name like Webster, I was just born at the right time to become involved with the internet and work as a sysadmin.


#18

Starship Captain here…


#19

In the land of “beschissen”, we actually have a minister called Andrea Nahles.


#20

Okay, my first name…are we going by how it sounds or its meaning? Because if we go by sound, then I’m a prostitute, I expect. And since I don’t plan on every changing my surname again, I guess being a Goth is…okay; but a Goth prostitute? A fun study, but not widely accurate across the board.