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Interactive video lesson plan for: Names

Activity overview:

Kevin is VSAUCE2:

music by:

Top 1000 US first names over time INTERACTIVE:

surname geographical distribution INTERACTIVE:

Dolphins using names:

Mental Floss VIDEO: things you didn't know had names:

US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child:

Freakonomics "How Much Does Your Name Matter?":

Story of two children named "Winner" and "Loser":


Most common surnames:


Adolf Hitler Campbell:

endonym vs. exonym:

name laws:

Dads_Secret tweet:

Legally mononymous people:

Name-letter Effect:


Quirology on names:

US State denonyms:

New Zealand name laws:

"hierarchy of disagreement":

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