then it's a good bet I'll turn around if you sing mine in the supermarket.
Coupled with my husband's short and to the point verah, verah easy name, my last name is a mouthful but relatively simple to say. Most people sail right through it.
Which is why I paid no attention, carrying on the getting-to-know-you prattle that you say to the person sitting next to you for the day until a silence fell and I finally turned to see the reddening face of the woman leading the training.*
"Excuse me!" she
Now, I hate being the bad kid. But I hate being made an example of even more.
And it gave me great
*She'd been snarky through most of the pre-meeting gibberish. Obviously this was not her favorite thing to do.