You need to have the right name – or last name – in life at times to be recognized. Some people inherit last names, which may have been fine a few years ago or in another language and country, but in the modern context of US dominated media, they take on a life of their own. Often one that is hilarious and/or embarrassing. Check these out!
So how do people with strange – and often, embarrassing – names deal with the attention and being the butt of fun all the time? Here is an insightful answer by a girl from India, whose last name when pronounced normally by strangers means a man’s genitalia in Hindi slang.