Forget Someone's Name?

Most of the names we forget are ones we never heard in the first place. Many times when people tell us their names, we’re not really paying attention.

By: Rob Sachs

When nobody else has been around to help out, I’ve also tried getting someone to talk about her own name. I’d say something like, “I used to be made fun of all the time when I was little because people would call me names like ‘Saxophone’ or ‘Sexy Sachs’ or ‘Rob my sacks of cats.'” (Okay, nobody ever used the last one.) After sharing my story, I’d ask if …

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