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I don't really have a true nickname, but people always mispronounce my name.  When I am introduced or introduce myself, I tell the person my name is Cherre as in the berry!  That's because people called me Sherry (wrong!).  I guess the confusion stems from the fact my parents used "e" instead of "y" at the end of my name.  My brother's name is Richard but he got the nickname "Pickles" because he loved pickles (still does!).

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My proper first name is Bernard.  I have blone hair and while the girls of 1st grade liked it, the boys teased me about it.  I was always getting in fights about it.  This was back in the days when corporal punishment was allowed.  Well, I had just gotten in a fight and we were both sent to the principal - again.  I was sent in to his office first, and got my three swats on the butt.  Before I got out of his office he made a comment about I was as bad as the character in his new book, Mike Hammer.  Got to the outer office and the kid I had hit smarted off and said ya ay so you are Mike Ha.  He didn't finish my last name of Hammer when I slammed him right there in the office.  Secretary just pointed to the principals door for me again.  He said, Well Mike, I see you are back.  This time I got 4 swats.

Called myself Mike since then

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My two youngest grandsons call me MiMi. It makes me think about Mimi on the old Drew Carey show!

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Friends called me Bushy. I had long curly hair and a matching beard. Now I’m bald, but the oldest friends still call me that name.

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My nickname is Patches.  I got this nickname because I have such empathy and always want to make someone better and try to patch the hurt. By nature I have the ability to feel one's aora and can usually tell if their hurting inside no matter how they try to hide it.  I simply start conversation and pray and most of them have this urge to tell me their problem and I try to patch it up, no matter what.  Most of the time just because they brought it to surface and discussed it makes them better.  I really like my nickname because it is truthful - that's me - still wanting to patch the hurt.  I love people.

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Over 40 years ago when I had a huge (and I mean huge) Zit on my chin, my sister's boyfriend nicknamed me Zelda -- (for Zelda Zit), and it has stuck ever since.  Every so often my son or someone in my family will call me Zelda.  I like to think of her as bold and magnanimous and adventurous.

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I have two Nick Names when I was a Teenager. One was Taff and the other one was Rob The Robber.  I don't know why they picked Taff but with Rob The Robber I was able to sneak up to my friends without them noticing me right beyond them.

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My name is Kathleen. Some people call me Miss Kitty but mostly Kate

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Pat

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