Oct 2, 2019 • 54M

The Word You Use To Say What Stuff A Thing Is

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Drew & Natalie Dee
In Everything Is Real, Natalie Dee & Drew Toothpaste investigate the conspiracies and strange happenings that peel back the edge of reality. Join Drew (a research chemist) and Natalie (a Ph.D in Metaphysics) as they study the fringes of society.

NAMES! You probably have one. In this episode, Drew & Natalie talk about your name (probably) and a bunch of other peoples’ names. Natalie explains why she doesn’t have a name, and Drew plays a name quiz that you can play along with as you listen. We also have dozens, maybe thousands, of name-based facts.

We also mentioned that it’s illegal in Sweden to name your son Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116, which came up because a couple in Sweden tried to name their son exactly this word. (You’ll have to listen to the episode to find out what happened.)

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