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India is known as “the pharmacy of the world,” and the nickname is well-deserved.
I would tell people that my name was Tammy, which is funny, because while they actually gave me that nickname in not such a flattering way, but I hated that I had a boy’s name, but now it makes me different and so I love it.
This, of course, is applicable for Gear Moms and nonparents, too—I just invented this hack, and Gear Dad is my nickname at the Outside offices.
Some cities like Escondido, Rancho Peñasquitos and Santee have derogatory or naughty nicknames, but “Border City” is not – and has not ever been – a thing.
She gives Charlie not only a gorgeous sweater and other swag but the inimitable nicknames “cockring” and “stepson.”
This last appellation was but a nickname of the tribe, which was properly called Wendot or Wyandot.
A correspondent writes to The Times to object to the nickname "Tommies" applied to our soldiers.
His name and his bright past, seen through the prism of whispered gossip, had gained him the nickname of The Admiral.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He was given the nickname of Malagrida, a Portuguese Jesuit who had been executed for conspiracy in 1761.
But in ordinary families it was quite natural that a nickname applied to the father should become a surname.

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