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One of my students used to call me "doc" and I really liked that but don't know how to request that without sounding like a weirdo loser

samanthaX · 41-45, T
You don't sound like a weirdo to me Doc, you sound naughty and sexy Doc ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
PepsiColaP · F
@samanthaX she is!!!1!!
HannahSky · F
Say it in the beginning of the class. Students do wonder what to call their professors.
PepsiColaP · F
Follow ur request of being called doc with two finger guns and a wink
GlitterEater · 36-40, F
@PepsiColaP I'm not attractive enough to do that without getting arrested.
Zeusdelight · 61-69, M
Just have to wait for another delightful nickname gift like that from a student, unless you have the right to be addressed that way.
GlitterEater · 36-40, F
@Zeusdelight I'm a doctor, I have a PhD. It's still embarrassing and weird to ask to be called "doc" though.
Zeusdelight · 61-69, M
@GlitterEater It is a strange world isn't it? Here you have worked and studied and developed a recognised expertise in a field and yet feel embarrassed to ask to be called "Doc."

Your formal entitlement is to be called Doctor, which depending on your work situation could be considered too formal, but your preference is to be called the more informal more collegiate Doc.

My father was a medical Doctor, however, the only person who use to call him Doc was his brother, seemingly as a nickname. I never heard him address his real name:)

Was it a particularly good or comfortable class where "Doc" was used?
pdockal · 56-60, M
Hey doc
Make sure you tell your students by putting Dr before your name on day one and see what happens
GlitterEater · 36-40, F
@pdockal I already do that.
pdockal · 56-60, M

Then there isn't much else you can do about it
That suits you actually.

The whole glitter thing threw me off😂
Renaci · 36-40
Well on SW you get called mommy/daddy.

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