Title and idea post for ‘ol numero 186 provided by friend and Book Club mate, Marti. Lately I’ve been trying to casually – but aggressively – sprinkle an idea in peoples’ ears and inboxes:
I’ve created and publicized my own nickname.
Yes, I know, this defeats the very point of a nickname, which is a sort of earned distinction in most circles. But I wanted a new one and thought I’d give it a try. The most effective marketing tool thus far has been to change my gmail name to read “Envelope” when people receive an email from me.
As you may have gathered from above, I now request to be called Envelope. Envy, for short.
Fun factor: 10