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Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was 'Einstein.'
I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was Einstein.
Dummy Dum Dum was my nickname for years at school. I was the strange one of the family, the one who couldn't remember his name.
I especially enjoyed some of the old hairstyles, with my hair down to my shoulders and a beard. And Henley's nickname used to be 'Furry Basketball' because he had that fro. It was fun to just look at what was going on in that era and how we presented ourselves on stage.
Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
It's common in rural Ireland to pick up a nickname that relates to an animal, bird, or a spider. Mine became 'scorpion' because I fought back, and scorpions are docile creatures until pushed too far.
I don't have a nickname. But, hey, they can call me what they want - The Silent Assassin, The Underground King. In Japan, they call me American Knuckle Star. Call me what you want.
I used a kind of gray-green early on in my practice for painting steel, to make it look more like it had a kind of patina to it, like copper and bronze and so on. The color I used was a Benjamin Moore color called 2012. My then-young daughter started calling me 2012 - it was my nickname.
John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.
My dad's nickname was MacGyver when we were kids. He'd hijack my projects all the time. When I got older, he would not do it as much... but he would just end up hijacking the whole thing. You should see the look in his eyes when he gets to create stuff.
I thought it was pretty good to be mentioned in a big paper, so I decided to keep the nickname.
Sometimes a nickname is used instead of the real name. But a nickname may offend either the one named or the parents who gave the name.
Russell M. Nelson
My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her.
OK, I have a nickname. My family calls me 'Trey' because I'm William the third. My dad has the same name, which is always confusing because my dad is well known, and I'm also known.
Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname.
I had a nickname in junior high, and I'm loathe to say this: 'potato lady.'
Back in the early days of my political career, I was called Socialist Cindy. I just hate the nickname Cindy.
My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet, soon the feet start looking big.
I have to admit I was dismayed when I found out 'type A' refers to a category of risk for heart disease - I thought it was just a nickname my mom gave me!
Law enforcement's biased view of the Irish lives on in the nickname we still use for the vehicles we use to transport groups of prisoners. It is, after all, the 'paddy wagon.' The Irish had tough times, but little compares to the experience on our soil of black Americans.
I was 19 or 20 when The Beatles were at their peak, and I was coming up to the peak of my career, too. I was also the first footballer to have long hair, and that's how I got my nickname 'the Fifth Beatle.'
My nickname is Dickie Jukebox. I own thousands and thousands and thousands of songs.
A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man. It is a bugbear to the imagination, and, though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
Actually, Keke is my nickname. When I was little, my sister was about four years old, and she had an imaginary friend named Keke. And she wanted my name to be Keke.
I started the business as a computer consulting business, which, coupled to my nickname, Scorpion, formed the full name Scorpion Computer Services.
My nickname was Tarzan: I found my food in the jungle; I hunted birds.
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