Mo (mofic) wrote,

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Unusual Names and a Life of Crime

A study in Social Science Quarterly profiled on the Today show suggests that giving kids unusual names can lead them to bad behavior and eventual jail time. The study explains that unusual names lead to low self-esteem, which lead to delinquency, saying "having an unusual first name leads to unfavorable reactions in others, which then leads to unfavorable evaluations of the self."

I guess it's too late to save me and my kids... or Barack Obama.

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