Hello

my name is

Richard

my pronouns are

he/him

they/them

How to use my name

My full name

Richard Bairwell
If you're adding me to a list of names, please use this name.

'Richard Bairwell' is pronounced

R-ih-ch-er-d B-ae-ah-r-w-ah-l /ɹɪtʃəd beəəwel/
This is how I pronounce my own name when speaking English.

Personal name

Richard
This is the name I want to be addressed by during a conversation.

Formal name

Mr Bairwell
I use this name in formal contexts. For example, a letter addressed to me might start 'Dear Mr Bairwell'.

On an envelope

Mr Richard Bairwell
Please use this name when adding my name to an address in a formal context.

I also like to be called

  • Rich
  • Richy
It's always OK to use these nicknames or variants of my name wherever you use my personal name.

I don't like to be called

  • Dick
Please don't use these variants of my name.
What I look like
How to use my pronouns
To speak about a person in English, you don't need to know their gender but you do need to know which pronouns to use. This information can't be determined from a person's name or what they look like, so we include it on everyone's page.

he/him

Richard is often found on the dance floor.

He is dancing right now.

You should see him dance!

Dancing is one of his passions.

The dance trophy should have been his!

He is keeping himself fit by dancing.

they/them

Richard is often found on the dance floor.

They are dancing right now.

You should see them dance!

Dancing is one of their passions.

The dance trophy should have been theirs!

They are keeping themself fit by dancing.

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