Your nickname knows you best

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I got a C- for a paper I wrote on nicknames in my third year at University over ten years ago — I’m still mad about it.

The paper was an investigation into gender and social norms, as seen through the coinage/usage of nicknames. Are you asleep yet? (probably why I got that C-)

The theory (or truth) of gender is that it is performed. In general, this means that we act “male” or “female”…

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