Topics related to given names, surnames, and linguistic aspects of naming in English.

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using a brand name in MLA style

Should a brand name be italicized when used in a MLA-style paper? For example, tin he following paragraph: Future Shop, which offered technology supplies, was closed and in an statement the CEO ...
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What is this “folder-looking thingy” (image attached) called?

I knew it but I can't remember what it's called! I looked for "file/document folder/container/pocket/sleeve" .etc on Google image but couldn't find any image that looks exactly like what I have here. ...
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Collective name for computing and embedded systems

I was wondering if there was any collective name for computing and embedded systems. They both has commonalities, so I thought there might be a world that encompasses
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First name & Last name VS Forename & Surname

Is there a difference between First name and Forename, and, Last name and Surname ? Also i would like to know how should i call each of the sections of a name, for example: Full Name: James William ...
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Initial - middle name - last name: format term?

Is there a term for a name in the "J. Edgar Hoover" (initial - middle name - last name) format? How about terms for the four name format? Consider "James Hugh Calum Laurie" and George H. W. Bush. ...
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Should a noun come before or after someone's name?

How can I use a noun as an adjective before a name? Would it be Publisher Jack or Jack Publisher?
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Can names be categorised under language?

For my language course I decided to look at gendered names. One of the requirements is that the content must link to the language course. We have studied language and gender, but are names considered ...