614 – Illeism. Named For or After? Misinformation and Disinformation.

When famous characters or people like Hercule Poirot and LeBron James refer to themselves by their own name, it’s called illeism, and it can actually be a useful psychological technique. Then, we explore the difference between being named for someone and named after someone. Finally, we use a carrot hoax from World War II to explain the difference between misinformation and disinformation.

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