My name is Jared York but for reasons that have
been explained,my parents have called me JED since birth.
I was only called Jared when my mother was
Aside from the Beverly Hillbilly nonsense, JED
is a good
name - not many people have it.
I've noticed people love to rhyme it into a
I have an idiot
brother-in-law who calls me JED the Shed. Pretty
right? Being a DeadHead gave me two other nicknames -
Tennessee and JEDHead. JEDHead is my favorite. My
favorite was given by my least favorite ex-girlfriend - JEDDYBEAR.
I was the only JED in town until two grammar
into one junior high school - I had to SHARE my unique JEDNESS
with another guy. What's worse, his given name
just plain JED, wheras mine was a nickname.
As luck would have it, I actually wound up in the
sixth grade class as this other JED, so for the first time in my
I was called Jared by a teacher, but i was still
down deep where it counts.
When I went away to college, my big sister
JED was a
bumpkin name and that I should take advantage of
new environment to change my identity. I tried it for about a
but eventually my JEDness came seeping through
was finished at college.
I have never been traitor to my JEDNESS since.
weird page - great idea - LONG LIVE THE CIRCLE
PS - there is a band called Grandaddy that has
songs about a humanoid called Jeddy3 - maybe you should link to their
- I think the song is freely downloadable from that site.