Category Archives: Life

How to get the most out of your children

Originally published Feb 21, 2016 Note: The Name Inspector received this important parenting advice from an associate, who has allowed it to be shared on the condition of anonymity.  Parenting is a major investment. Smart parents plan strategically to maximize … Continue reading

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Professor Name Inspector is a real Dawg!

Originally published April 30, 2015 The University of Washington is one of those grand, beautiful flagship public universities and a driving force in Seattle’s hopping economy. The Name Inspector has loved the UW ever since he moved to Seattle, and not only … Continue reading

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Ronald Johnson

Originally published Mar 11, 2013 The Name Inspector has had a hard time writing this post. The reason is a sad one: his father died in January. It isn’t so much that grieving has made it impossible to work. Rather, … Continue reading

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A goy’s guide to the Passover Seder

Originally published Apr 6, 2012 The Name Inspector is about more than just names–he considers himself a sort of cultural ambassador. So he’s setting aside his name inspecting cap for a moment to perform a timely public service. If you Gentiles … Continue reading

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