Robert Greenberg

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The first page of Mozart’s manuscript of the Jupiter Symphony

Dr. Bob Prescribes: Mozart, Symphony in C major, “Jupiter”, K. 551

August 12th, 2020

Nicknames. We turn to that paragon of informational accuracy, Wikipedia, for the following definition of the word “nickname”: “A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place or thing. Commonly used to express affection, it is a form of endearment and amusement. In rarer cases, it can also be used to express defamation of character, particularly by school bullies [or certain Presidents of the United States]. As a concept, it is distinct…

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