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13th Jul '16 12:06:55 AM PaulA
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* In Creator/VCAndrews' ''Orphans'' series, the dainty and shy Janet is called "Butterfly" by her orphan friends. Similarly, in the Wildflowers series, the meek and timid Cathy is called "Cat" by her OWP (Orphans With Parents) friends.
** In the ''Casteel'' series, Heaven's [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold angelically beautiful]] and [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth saintly]] mother Leigh was called "Angel" by Luke after he heard her call her doll that and said that the nickname fit her better. Heaven herself is called "Heavenly" by her brother Tom who's super-close to her (but ''not'' romantically interested in her, [[SignatureStyle shockingly]] [[BrotherSisterIncest enough]]).
** In the Dollanganger series, Cathy's eldest son is named Julian after his father, but is known in the family as Jory, which is a combination of his real name and that of his late uncle Cory.

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* Creator/VCAndrews:
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In Creator/VCAndrews' ''Orphans'' the ''Literature/{{Orphans}}'' series, the dainty and shy Janet is called "Butterfly" by her orphan friends. friends.
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Similarly, in the Wildflowers series, the meek and timid Cathy is called "Cat" by her OWP (Orphans With Parents) friends.
** In the ''Casteel'' ''[[Literature/TheCasteelSeries Casteel]]'' series, Heaven's [[HairOfGoldHeartOfGold angelically beautiful]] and [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth saintly]] mother Leigh was called "Angel" by Luke after he heard her call her doll that and said that the nickname fit her better. Heaven herself is called "Heavenly" by her brother Tom who's super-close to her (but ''not'' romantically interested in her, [[SignatureStyle shockingly]] [[BrotherSisterIncest enough]]).
** In the Dollanganger series, Literature/DollangangerSeries, Cathy's eldest son is named Julian after his father, but is known in the family as Jory, which is a combination of his real name and that of his late uncle Cory.
8th Jul '16 2:00:12 PM NNinja
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** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Phoenix]]: "Nick", by Larry and later Maya. "Feenie" by Dahlia [[spoiler: and Iris]].
** Dahlia was called "Dollie" by Phoenix. [[spoiler: or rather Iris was]]

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** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Phoenix]]: "Nick", by Larry and later Maya. Maya, "Feenie" by Dahlia [[spoiler: and Iris]].
** Dahlia was called "Dollie" by Phoenix. [[spoiler: or Or rather Iris was]]was.]]



** [[VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney Apollo]]: "Polly", by Trucy.

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** [[VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney Apollo]]: "Polly", by Trucy.Trucy, "Herr Forehead" by Klavier.
6th Jul '16 12:28:19 PM HiJac210
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[[quoteright:350:[[Blog/SliceOfLife http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/affectionate-nicknames_2709.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"Muffin loaf"? "Cinnamon swirl"? "Honeydew"?]]



[[quoteright:350:[[Blog/SliceOfLife http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/affectionate-nicknames_2709.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"Muffin loaf"? "Cinnamon swirl"? "Honeydew"?]]
5th Jul '16 1:51:23 AM NNinja
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** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Phoenix]]: "Nick", by Larry and later Maya.
** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Mia]]: "Kitten", by Diego.

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** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Phoenix]]: "Nick", by Larry and later Maya.
Maya. "Feenie" by Dahlia [[spoiler: and Iris]].
** [[VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney Mia]]: Dahlia was called "Dollie" by Phoenix. [[spoiler: or rather Iris was]]
** Mia:
"Kitten", by Diego.
26th Jun '16 10:07:19 AM Aquila89
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* In ''Film/ToHaveAndHaveNot'' Harry and Marie call each other Steve and Slim.
25th Jun '16 5:14:28 AM Phred
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* ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'': While he generally uses their full names the most often, when King Julien is feeling particularly close, Maurice becomes "Mo-mo" and Clover becomes "Clo-clo".
22nd Jun '16 1:40:54 PM superkeijikun
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', Bulma refers to Son Goku as "Son-kun" in Japanese (or simply "Son" in the manga translation).

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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', ''Manga/DragonBall''
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Bulma refers to Son Goku as "Son-kun" in Japanese (or simply "Son" in the manga translation).translation).
** When Goku meets and befriends Android #8, he has trouble pronouncing his name and simply calls him "Eighter" ("Hacchan", in Japanese).
22nd Jun '16 1:39:10 PM superkeijikun
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', Bulma refers to Son Goku as "Son-kun" in Japanese (or simply "Son" in the manga translation).
18th Jun '16 12:58:49 AM Doug86
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* In ''Literature/{{Animorphs}},'' Marco would jokingly refer to Rachel, his ([[DarkActionGirl Dark]]) ActionGirl teammate, as "XenaWarriorPrincess." Their TokenNonHuman teammate is also known as "Ax" or "Ax-man," which is short for the significantly wordier Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill.

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* In ''Literature/{{Animorphs}},'' Marco would jokingly refer to Rachel, his ([[DarkActionGirl Dark]]) ActionGirl teammate, as "XenaWarriorPrincess."Series/XenaWarriorPrincess." Their TokenNonHuman teammate is also known as "Ax" or "Ax-man," which is short for the significantly wordier Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill.
9th Jun '16 4:44:46 AM PianoMurderer
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* For the [[FanFic/TriptychContinuum Triptych Continuum]], Shining Armor often calls Cadance "Katydid" in private. [[spoiler: She chirps when she's happy.]]
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