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Courtesy and Capitalization : Green Gabbro A friend of mine directed me to this page, particularly a quote from a comment left by a user: "One more thing, about the iPod. It’s[sic] spelling is part of the branding of the device; capitalizing that second letter helps set it apart (doesn’t it look strange and wrong when people write Ipod or I-Pod)? For a person to do the same thing and try to communicate an image via the spelling of their name just comes across as distasteful. But I’m willing to admit that I could be wrong" --Well, I personally do NOT think it distasteful, but then having a name like D. SKye Hodges, may make me a little biased. The most relevant reason for the capitalization is because I think that the name SKye has a masculine, and a feminine spelling (sorry to all you guys that have the name: Skye, and spell it Skye), I think that the feminine is Skye, and the masculine is SKye (that capital K just gives it that shot of testosterone that makes it a man). Anyway, it is an interesting read on capitalization. --Says D. SKye Hodges --Originator of the SKye.

I haven't ever blogged the full story. I changed my name (un-officially) in 1993, the capitalization became mine first because apparently, I'm a lazy typist (I use the "wrong" shift, and I don't let go fast enough when I am typing my name), and secondly because when I first started typing my name as SKye, I realized that it really was better, it just looked more like a male name (I have a somewhat distant cousin named Skye--and she is a girl, so I thought that SKye is just more fitting for me personally). My birth name was Dustin Skye Hodges, and I legally changed it to D. SKye Hodges back in 1999 or 2000. I'm a little different (as a person), and so is my name. But when people get to know me they understand (that me and my name go together pretty well).
Still relevant today, but now it's more about "Brand recognition" people recognize me with the SKye, it's easy to find me on Google, because the K is me. So, from lazy typist to changing it unofficially in 1993, then officially in 1999/2000, SKye is just who I am :)
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