Today, you are a member of … Pseudo Onomastics

What’s in a name, Members? What’s in a pseudonym? What is the difference between Muhammed Ali vs. Cassius Clay? Lew Alcinder vs. Kareem Abdul Jabar? Cherilyn Sarkisian vs. Cher? Erick Lee Purkiser vs. Lux Interior? Neil Young vs. Bernard Shakey? Adrian Thaws vs. Tricky? What’s the difference between using your surname or using a pseudonym like “Judy Beanz”? At base, it’s the idea that nomenclature is not necessarily predetermined. So this week, while it may be trending to put both aliases and identities into stone temples, best remember the plasticity of onomastics.

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