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Have you got a nickname? Or even a childhood one?

Until I was 4 I couldn't pronounce the R in Karen so I would say my name is Kawen. Everyone used to awwwww all the time and my family still calls me that. lol

Wayne calls me a cheeky mare a lot (he's British) but that's not so much of a nickname Lol

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Well, my given name is Bethany and everyone calls me Beth -- so technically I go by a nickname all the time.

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I have a few: my mom used to call me Shanny or Shin. Sometimes my 2 bfs growing up called me a laughing hyena, because I often got laughing and couldn't stop.

In college, I was on the swim team and we were in Hawaii for winter training camp. We had this guest coach who asked my name during the middle of a set while I had a cap on and water in my ears. I told him my name and he repeated Janet, but I didn't realize it, so the team called me Janet for the rest of the year.

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My family still calls me Missy or Missy Sue (my name is Melissa, middle name is Sue)

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You mean besides Honey? When I was growing up my hair was the color of honey. My mom was a big fan of Trixie Belden. (did anyone else besides me read those books) so she called me Honey after Trixies best friend.

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My neighbor used to call me Shelby Marie. I'd come over to play with her daughter and I'd be greeted with "As I live and breathe, it's Shelby Marie." I kind of liked that.

At church, 2 of my friends would call me Shelly. I didn't like that as much- but they are the ONLY 2 people who can get away with calling me Shelly. (Wait, my brother can too).

So those were very isolated nicknames that only 4 people got away with using. People thought they were creative in calling me Red, but I didn't like it or identify by it either. My senior year of highschool Mish was proposed and it's stuck. I am Mish to a LOT of people now.

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Okay so I never tell a soul this but I know you all pretty well. My mom still calls me oogie when I was ypunger it was oogie bear but not just oogie. Dh jokes around and calls me it too sometimes. By the way Karen I love your QOTD what a great way for all of us to get to know each other better.

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Never really had one as a kid, but in college my sorority sisters started calling me L.C. (my initials before I got married) since there were so many other Laurens.

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Yep, and it's Sadie. My real name is Sarah. Sarah and Sadie have the same meaning. My G-ma wanted to name me Sarah, but call me Sadie, and she got her way! Biggrin My Aunt calls me Pooh Bear b/c when I was little I snuggled like Pooh. Randall calls me Babe.

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Not really. Bill calls me Ash sometimes.

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Mine is Kell Bell!

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My nickname is Chair. Biggrin That's what my close friends call me. You guys can call me Chair too, since I feel pretty close to all of you. Wink When I was little they called me ChairBear. (ugh)

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Wow I have had a lot of nicknames. My name is Melissa but I have gone by Missy, Miss, Doc, Boss, Moe, Mel, and Kitten.

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Mostly is Nance. Then at work it used to be Fancy Nancy Pants.:rolleyes:

I'm a red head so middle school was way fun- Little Orphan Annie, Big Red, Ginger, Raggedy Ann, and Berry (strawberry shortcake). Oh, and my gym teacher called me Nickel because my sister's name is Penny. :rolleyes:

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Well I didn't get a nickname until I was in Jr. High. And then this one guy in my 7th grade class (who I had a crush on!) started calling me Harmony. Then I met DH my Senior year of High School and he started calling me Mel. Noone had really ever called me Mel before that because my mom's name is Melia and she was called Mel by her friends when I was younger. But now everyone calls her Melia and me Mel. I still introduce myself as Melody but DH always introduces me as Mel and when he talks about me to anyone he always says Mel. So there have been a lot of people that met him first (at his job and such) that didn't even realize my name is actually Melody. Blum 3

I know that this isn't technically a nickname it is a form of Mommy. But Xavier calls me MeMe. He calls me Mommy sometimes but when he is being really cute or is upset about something he says MeMe.

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let's see i've had a bunch of different nicknames depending on the people and stage of life etc....

my brother couldn't pronounce my name when we were younger so he called me Bitbee

The other main nicknames by friends and family are B, Britt, Britty, Agent B

then dh has his own nicknames for me like honey, bebe, babe, baby, sweetie etc

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My full name is Melissa. I have been called Missy, Messy Missy, Mel, Momo (last name begins with an O). Not really nick names but for some odd reason "older" folks call me Martha ALL THE TIME, and I get called Michelle a lot to.

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My name is Lizabeth, people call me Liz. It's just easier because people end up calling me Elizabeth... As said to the DMV worker "YES, i know how to spell my name!!"

I am also Auntie Lizzie. or Wizzie to my nephew who has trouble with Ls lol

to hubby i'm hot stuff, Lamb chop (and he's my piece of meat LOL)

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"~Mel~" wrote:

My full name is Melissa. I have been called Missy, Messy Missy, Mel, Momo (last name begins with an O). Not really nick names but for some odd reason "older" folks call me Martha ALL THE TIME, and I get called Michelle a lot to.

I get Martha all the time as well and i have no clue how people get Martha from Melissa. It bugs the heck out of me.

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People have called me Treenie ... but never more than once (I HATE it) DH calls me sweetie/baby or "Treen".

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No nicknames really.....they varied as I grew up from friend to friend. My Dad still calls me his baby girl and if you think you can't get Aja any shorter than it is.......try Aj (just like if you're gonna say my name w/o the a part of it at the end), my Mom and friends called me that all the time.

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My dad called me "Gwen the pen the big fat hen" cause it rhymed ... but it was embarrassing!!

in high school, I was "the fool" from the Beatles' Fool on the Hill (one of my best friends was "the walrus") - but one of our other friends was "the yiggermutt" so we definitely had interesting nicknames then!

I got "coolmama" when I was in the Air Force, and yes, people actually did call me that as my name. I said "cool!" all of the time, so one of the guys started calling me "coolmama" so everyone else did as well.

and DH's name for me is "nugget" ... when we were dating, he said I was more precious that a gold nugget. He rarely calls me Gwen, mostly calls me nugget. (So it's cute when the kids call me nugget too)

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My name is Julianna
My brother called me "myjul" Hint my screen name.
Mom and family call me Juls.
When I was in school it was Dewey (J in Julie to hard to say in KG and it stuck)
Teachers and adult friends always call me Julie
I am Julianna at work
Mama at home
Kids at daycare called me JuJu (so of Halloween that year I dressed up as a box of JuJu beans)
and the "breastfeeding lady" in public (people walk up to me and say that all the time since I teach the BF class at WIC)
Of them all I like Dewey best but it was already a name someone had on PO when I joined so I had to pick something else.
DH calls me Babel. He used to always call me Sexy until Peter started to talk and started calling me Sexy and we figured that was not a good thing. We did not want him to think it was what you say to women and get in trouble for something sexual in school one day so that is when DH started using Babe when the kids are around. But I hear Sexy a lot stull if they are with SIL.

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Shelly is my most common nickname. My real name is Cylista Michelle and for some reason my parents called me Shelly. I really like Cylista and wish they would have used it.

My dad calls me shelbert. My mom called me shellbell. BFFs call me giggle box and jellybean. Now most close friends call me sassy!

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O.k. Shelly, how do you pronounce Cylista (very pretty looking btw)