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1. "Did I mention I've finally decided on a nickname for you?""I didn't know you were looking."Well, I've given the matter some serious thought.""And what have you come up with?""Cookie," I anounced proudly.Xavier scrunched up his face. "No way.""You don't like it? What about Bumblebee?""Worse.""Snookie-Wookie?""Do you have any cyanide?""Well, some of us are just a bit hard to please."
Author: Alexandra Adornetto
2. "My real name is Nils and Booboo is a childhood nickname. It's not two words or two capital B's, it's B-o-o-b-o-o."
Author: Booboo Stewart
3. "Carrot Top is a nickname that people call me and I thought that it was more marketable."
Author: Carrot Top
4. "Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning."
Author: Charles Eastman
5. "And in a land accustomed to so much anguish, Chase tried to be careful with words. His soccer moms began assigningnicknames during the first day of official practice: Difom, Kakas, Kochma, and Maldyok, which roughly translated to Deformed, Carcass, Nightmare, and Bad Eye.He made a new rule regarding nicknames."
Author: Cole Alpaugh
6. "The coyly nicknamed explosive Key4 had been developed by Special Forces specifically for opening locked doors with minimal collateral damage. Consisting primarily of cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine with a diethylhexyl plasticizer, it was essentially a piece of C-4 rolled into paper-thin sheets for insertion into doorjambs. In the case of the library's reading room, the explosive had worked perfectly."
Author: Dan Brown
7. "Livia's nickname for him was Green Eyes, as his were spectacular—the clearest jade and almost glowing."
Author: Debra Anastasia
8. "Ah, the ancient language of sarcasm. How it suits you.""Why thank you, petal. It is one of my many talents, and I happen to be fluent in the language." I dazzled him with my smile."You need to give me a manly nickname.""You haven't given me any reason to give you one yet.""That's harsh."
Author: Elizabeth Morgan
9. "I made the first Feist album in '98. So at that point, it was my nickname. It was as far as with my circle of friends, and just felt more accurate than two names."
Author: Feist
10. "I got that nickname my first spring training camp with the Expos in 1974. Tim Foli, Ken Singleton and Mike Jorgensen started calling me 'Kid' because I was trying to win every sprint. I was trying to hit every pitch out of the park."
Author: Gary Carter
11. "William: What's your nickname?Maddox: I do not have one.William" I'm happy to give you one. Captain Ass. What do you think?Maddox: I can leave.William: New nickname: Big Baby. Anyway, let's continue..."
Author: Gena Showalter
12. "Mocho was a Spanish word that meant maimed or referred to something that had been lopped off like a stump. To call Homer el mocho was, essentially, to call him "Stumpy" or "the maimed one." It doesn't sound particularly flattering, but among Spanish speakers the giving of nicknames is tantamount to a declaration of love. Things that would sound insulting outright in English were tokens of deep affection when said in Spanish."
Author: Gwen Cooper
13. "I have spoken to many, many Indian chiefs who say they have no objection whatsoever to the nickname."
Author: Jack Kent Cooke
14. "Ranger is an unusual name," she managed. "Is it a nickname?"It's a street name," Ranger said. "I was a Ranger in the army."I heard about them Rangers on TV," Grandma said. "I heard they get dogs pregnant."My father's mouth dropped open and a piece of ham fell out.My mother froze, her fork poised in midair.That's sort of a joke," I told Grandma. "Rangers don't get dogs pregnant in real life."I looked at Ranger for corroboration and got another smile."
Author: Janet Evanovich
15. "I told the Nicks I had to nix their idea. I mean it's silly. Why would I name all my clones Nick Name? If I did that, what would their nicknames be?"
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "I met two twins, each named Dakota. I nicknamed the older one North, and the younger one I called—you guessed it—Cock Tease."
Author: Jarod Kintz
17. "I nicknamed everyone in the gym. It was easier than remembering their names."
Author: Joe Gold
18. "Back in George W. Bush's second term, when diplomatic realism began to overtake foolish bellicosity, the president developed one of his patented nicknames for the two most powerful neoconservative journalists, William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer: he called them 'the Bomber Boys.'"
Author: Joe Klein
19. "Names are a great mystery. I've never known whether the name is molded by the child or the child changed to fit the name. But you can be sure of this- whenever a human has a nickname it is a proof that the name given him was wrong."
Author: John Steinbeck
20. "Yes, he's my psychiatrist," I say quietly as I stare out at the road. I can't meet his eyes right now. I don't want to see judgment there."And why are you seeing a psychiatrist?""My unruly sex drive?""Irish..." the way he says my nickname makes me glance in time to catch him lift in his seat and tug at his jeans slightly, as if to make himself more comfortable. "Tell me."
Author: K.A. Tucker
21. "The Lush hadn't driven in almost a decade - ever since she got in an accident that shook her so badly she refused to get behind the wheel. As you can imagine, someone nicknamed The Lush wouldn't make a good DD anyway. I'd known her about a year before ever seeing her sober."
Author: Kate Madison
22. "The Top Ten Reasons Why Virgin Val Sucks10. She called me a one-hit-wonder.9. She doesn't appreciate the endearing nickname I gave her.8. She makes me write stupid blogs about her at four in the morning.7. She's encouraging people not to have sex.6. She blew me off when I asked her out.5. She has a crush on a douche bag.4. She won't answer any of my calls.3. She's such a tease with her look-but-don't-touch policy.2. I played a whole effing concert just for her and she didn't come even though she told me she would. (You're such a liar!)And the #1 reason why Virgin Val sucks?I still want her anyway."
Author: Kelly Oram
23. "Ohmigod! This place is so cool!" This was Tracy, who was sashaying into the warehouse looking around like she just hit the candy garden with chocolate stream at Willy Wonka's. Her eyes caught site of Elvira who was in the kitchen. "Hey girl! What's up?""Job satisfaction, beanpole, what's up with you," Elvira replied on a huge smile thus taking the sting out of her nickname for Tracy (I hoped).If Cam was yin to Tracy's yang, Elvira was yang to all of our yins."
Author: Kristen Ashley
24. "Lollipop had been her nickname for me as long as I could remember. I asked her how she came up with the name, and she told me sometimes kids are sweet, and sometimes they just need a good lickin'."
Author: Lacey Weatherford
25. "You heard Prince Perfect," Mal said, and joined us at the table. Nikolai grinned. "I've had a lot of nicknames, but that one is easily the most accurate."
Author: Leigh Bardugo
26. "The popular conception of any philosophical doctrine is necessarily imperfect, and very generally unjust. Lucretius is often alluded to as an atheistical writer, who held the silly opinion that the universe was the result of a fortuitous concourse of atoms readers are asked to consider how long letters must be shaken in a bag before a complete annotated edition of Shakespeare could result from the process; and after being reminded how much more complex the universe is than the works of Shakespeare, they are expected to hold Lucretius, with his teachers and his followers, in derision. A nickname which sticks has generally some truth in it, and so has the above view, but it would be unjust to form our judgment of a man from his nickname alone, and we may profitably consider what the real tenets of Lucretius were, especially now that men of science are beginning, after a long pause in the inquiry, once more eagerly to attempt some explanation of the ultimate constitution of matter."
Author: Lucretius
27. "Sorry, Bex," Jason said "You don't have the recognizable facial characteristics - such as a huge chin, or a large amount of real estate between the eyes - that would merit the bestowing of a criminal mastermind nickname such as Lockjaw or Walleye. Whereas Crazytop here...well, just look at her." "Atleast I can blow-dry my hair straight," I pointed out. "Which is more than what I can say for your nose, Hawkface."
Author: Meg Cabot
28. "Ah. Yeah, that would be better. Have you ever driven a bus?" Caine shook his head. "No, I have not." "Strangely enough," Sam said, remembering the long ago moment of terror and competence that had earned him the nicknames School Bus Sam, "I have."
Author: Michael Grant
29. "Does he have a nickname?' Diana went on remorselessly. 'I mean, 'gaiphage' is so long. Can we call him phage? Or maybe just 'G'?"
Author: Michael Grant
30. "Funny how things like that can change when you're in these kind of situations. Kash usually drove me crazy. He was so stubborn, and such a smart-ass, but I missed those annoying traits so much. I missed the way our personalities clashed and resulted in us fighting; I would give anything to fight with Kash again. The thought of having children with him used to terrify me, and now I was afraid I'd never get to have that opportunity. And I hated the nickname Sour Patch so damn much, but I would never complain about it again if it meant hearing Kash's voice."
Author: Molly McAdams
31. "I closed my eyes, shook my head, and laughed softly at his breathy words. Funny how I still hated that nickname, but my heart fluttered every time he said it. I hadn't forgotten the longing to hear him say it again while I was with Trent, because I knew hearing him say it meant seeing him again. And I knew that no matter how ridiculous it was, I would never complain about it again."
Author: Molly McAdams
32. "And after his death - or even before it, perhaps - he lived on in camp legend as a demented old man of seventy who had once written poetry in the outside world and was therefore nicknamed The Poet. And another old man - or was it the same one? - lived in the transit camp of Vtoraya Rechka, waiting to be shipped to Kolyma, and was thought by many people to be Osip Mandelstam - which, for all I know, he may have been. That is all I have been able to find out about the last days, illness and death of Mandelstam. Others know very much less about the death of their dear ones."
Author: Nadezhda Mandelstam
33. "My nickname is The Fonz. My sister Lori nicknamed me it when I was younger and it stuck."
Author: Nicole Appleton
34. "Physically, Echo Spring is nothing more than a nickname for a liquor cabinet, drawn from the brand of bourbon it contains."
Author: Olivia Laing
35. "My mother's nickname for me is 'Positive Patrick.' I like to live up to that title."
Author: Patrick Schwarzenegger
36. "I had a nickname in junior high, and I'm loathe to say this: 'potato lady.'"
Author: Rashida Jones
37. "You're not allowed to give yourself a nickname. This holds true in life as well as in poker."
Author: Richard Roeper
38. "She hated their new nickname. It made them sound like deranged Barbie dolls."
Author: Sara Shepard
39. "As if I was never nicknamed 'Wednesday' as in 'Adams'."
Author: Sarah Vowell
40. "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."
Author: Satchel Paige
41. "Different people call me different things. In America, people really struggle with my name, so I don't have a nickname as such. I've had Sharlito, Sheldon, Charldo, really interesting variations on the name."
Author: Sharlto Copley
42. "Last night I missed two free throws which would have won the game against the best team in the state. The farm town high school I play for is nicknamed the "Indians," and I'm probably the only actual Indian ever to play for a team with such a mascot.This morning I pick up the sports page and read the headline: INDIANS LOSE AGAIN.Go ahead and tell me none of this is supposed to hurt me very much."
Author: Sherman Alexie
43. "You are so vicious. (Tee)Hence the nickname. (Syd)You know it's bad when you make me look like Glinda the Good Witch, right? (Tee)Just call me Elphaba. But don't drop a house on me, ‘kay? (Syd)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "I was nicknamed Skeeter in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield."
Author: Skeet Ulrich
45. "Why do I get the feeling that if you give me a hard time, I'll tell all of our year-mates your family nickname is Meathead?"
Author: Tamora Pierce
46. "All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs. Taye Diggs comes from Scott-taye. When I went to college I liked it because it was so different and I have an infatuation with nicknames."
Author: Taye Diggs
47. "Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive."
Author: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
48. "A few names were known in full, some in part, some not at all. No one cared. Except in clearly unreasonable cases, a soldier was generally called by the name he preferred, or by what he called himself, and no great effort was made to disentangle Christian names from surnames from nicknames."
Author: Tim O'Brien
49. "Two years ago," she says, "I was afraid of spiders, suffocation, walls that inch slowly inward and trap you between them,getting thrown out of Dauntless, uncontrollable bleeding, getting run over by a train, my father's death,public humiliation, and kidnapping by men without faces."Everyone stares blankly at her."Most of you will have anywhere from ten to fifteen years in your fear landscapes. That is the average number," she says."What's the lowest number someone has gotten?" asks Lynn."In recent years," says Lauren, "four."I have not looked at Tobias since we were in the cafeteria,but I can't help but look at him now. He keeps his eyes trained on the floor. I knew that four was a low number, low enough to merit a nickname,but I didn't know it was less than half the average.I glare at my feet.He's exceptional. And now he won't even look at me."
Author: Veronica Roth
50. "I don't need any nicknames."
Author: Victor Cruz

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His face was tense, his jaw flexed as he stared at her. She could hardly stand to meet his eyes. They were an ocean of betrayal. They probed her, searching for the smallest sign that she didn't mean it. That spark of hope that never seemed to go out."
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