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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

May: What Would Your Nickname Be?












Lisa asks, "Maybelline calls herself 'Maybe.' What would you nickname yourself?"

21 comments:

Little Willow said...

I already did. :)

Lorie Ann Grover said...

That's the truth, LW!

I have never had a nickname, really. Although, I guess some people call me LA now.

My mom chose names that couldn't be shortened easily on purpose. She's like that. :~)

But if I could choose...

Georgia said...

People call me Gypsy or George. :D

Mrs. DeRaps said...

People used to call me either the Madhatter or Happy Hattie in high school. Now that I'm a teacher, I have less first name nicknames, but kids sometimes call me Mrs. D. Boring!

Martha Brockenbrough said...

I'm not so very nicknamey. But people in middle school used to call me Barfa. Thanks, middle school.

Misty said...

Same, Little Willow, I have already nicknamed myself!

Priya said...

My name is too short to have a proper nickname - Lorie Ann, my mom did that too! :D

JenFW said...

I've always had an abbreviated name, but there's no meaning in it. It's just easier and more convenient.

LW and Misty, when and how did you come up with your nicknames? And is there a why, as well?

Little Willow said...

JenFW: When I was very, very young, my mother wrote down many spelling variations on my nickname. I selected one, and that's been my name ever since.

Melissa Walker said...

Ha, Martha! Oh man.

I'm sometimes Mel (to my high school friends), and sometimes Missy (to my uber-southern friends).

Shelf Elf said...

I'm Lizard to my dad (middle name Elizabeth). No other nicknames - but I love nicknaming others!

Lorie Ann Grover said...

I was once called Dumplin' Spinner. I have no idea...

Martha!!!

Dia Calhoun said...

Dia IS my nickname. Ha! Also, when I was little, Kite. My Dad still calls me that. I adore nicknames and all my cats have several names.

Melissa Walker said...

Dia! KITE is the best nickname ever!

Cazzy said...

In high school my friends called me KelJo (for Kelly Jo). My family just calls me Kel when they want to shorten Kelly. Cazzy is short for Caswell, my maiden name. Students my first year of teaching called me Ms. Cazzy. My dad also used to call me Bigfoot because my feet grew really fast when I was a kid.

-Random Me- said...

No nicknames for me... I remember though... whenever playing house or school or other role-playing games I always wanted to be Julia Mackintire. If I had a kid, his or her name was Mischief. Haha?!?! Not sure where I came up with those!!?

Misty said...

Misty because no one knows myself like I do, they are looking through mist were as I see myself clear.

I guess it applies for everyone.

Lisa Yee said...

I tell my kids' friends they have a choice, they can call me "Lisa" or "Your Majesty."

I love Summer!!!! said...

Hey! My name is Mae and my friends call me mayzie or maybee

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