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What’s in a name? A lot, actually. [Advertiser content from Qatar Foundation]

Almost everyone has school memories of the student — or students — who had to bear the brunt of having a name that others couldn’t, or wouldn’t, correctly pronounce. A name that was different from their peers, or “difficult” for a teacher to say out loud. But the question is, different from what, and why was the pronunciation challenging? A name like Kholoud may raise an eyebrow in the United States, but in many Arabic-speaking countries, the name is much more common.

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