The Name Karen Drops Significantly On A List Of Popular Baby Names Calling someone a Karen has become shorthand for a person — usually a white woman — who uses their privilege to be a jerk. The name fell 171 spots on the Social Security Administration's list.

The Name Karen Drops Significantly On A List Of Popular Baby Names

The Name Karen Drops Significantly On A List Of Popular Baby Names

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Calling someone a Karen has become shorthand for a person — usually a white woman — who uses their privilege to be a jerk. The name fell 171 spots on the Social Security Administration's list.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Calling someone a Karen is loaded these days. It's become shorthand for a person, usually a white woman, who uses their privilege to be a jerk, someone who asked to see the manager or something worse. Last year, the name Karen fell 171 spots on the Social Security Administration's list of most popular baby names. I guess people are taking the advice don't be a Karen literally. It's MORNING EDITION.

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