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3rd Jul '17 3:13:12 PM cde
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** Another character had her name changed TO Latrine before the movie took place. It used to be Shithouse.

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** Another character character's family had her their last name changed TO Latrine before the movie took place. It used to be Shithouse.


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*** Funny enough, this was asked by Prince John, who due to his actions, [[BrickJoke the King has declared all the toilets in the kingdom are to be renamed John.]]
18th Jun '17 10:55:57 AM nombretomado
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* The first name of school bully Jimbo Jones from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is revealed to be "Corky" in one episode. Another episode has Nelson calling him by the far less embarrassing and more justifiable "James." ThatOtherWiki and a few other resources, however, show Jimbo's full name as "Conrad James Jones."

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* The first name of school bully Jimbo Jones from ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is revealed to be "Corky" in one episode. Another episode has Nelson calling him by the far less embarrassing and more justifiable "James." ThatOtherWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki and a few other resources, however, show Jimbo's full name as "Conrad James Jones."
13th Jun '17 10:24:12 PM foomushroom
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** Series 3 pathologist Grayling Russell also fits the trope.
2nd Jun '17 1:59:57 PM Vir
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* [[WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg Mike Mazinsky]] doesn't like to be called "Michelanne".

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* [[WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg On ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'', Mike Mazinsky]] Mazinsky doesn't like to be called "Michelanne".



* On ''[[WesternAnimation/GoldieAndBear Goldie & Bear]]'', the BigBadWolf's real name is "Aloysius," but he warns the title characters to never tell anyone when they find out. They promise him that to them, he'll always be "Big Bad."
* Fry's brother in ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' is named Yancy, after his father and great-grandfather. During one episode, Fry finds a statue dedicated to [[DeadGuyJunior "Phillip J. Fry,"]] which Fry believes is due to Yancy taking his name after his disappearance, to replace his own embarrassing name. [[spoiler:The statue honors Yancy's son, named for his beloved uncle, who had gone missing when frozen.]]

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* On ''[[WesternAnimation/GoldieAndBear Goldie & Bear]]'', ''WesternAnimation/GoldieAndBear'', the BigBadWolf's real name is "Aloysius," but he warns the title characters to never tell anyone when they find out. They promise him that to them, he'll always be "Big Bad."
* Fry's brother in ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' is named Yancy, after his father and great-grandfather. During one episode, Fry finds a statue dedicated to [[DeadGuyJunior "Phillip J. Fry,"]] which Fry believes is due to Yancy taking his name after his disappearance, to replace his own embarrassing name. [[spoiler:The statue honors Yancy's son, named for after his beloved uncle, who had gone missing when frozen.]]
26th May '17 12:42:28 PM Hereward
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* ''Series/Chelmsford123'': Badvoc's twin brother reveals that's just a nickname and [[DeadpanSnarker Mungo]] deduces, after it's revealed all of the former's siblings were named after herbs, that Badvoc's real first name is "Rosemary".
20th May '17 9:38:02 PM trixus
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* The reason why TheDragon in ''Film/BonCopBadCop'' 2 hates being called Michel, going by his nickname Mike instead. David however keeps calling him that just to piss him off.
17th May '17 1:00:37 PM Monolaf317
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12th May '17 6:52:21 AM Clare
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has late Eighties companion Ace, whose real name is Dorothy. However, she considers Dorothy to be a "naff" name and is convinced that it proves she is adopted.
12th May '17 6:51:07 AM Clare
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has late Eighties companion Ace, whose real name is Dorothy. However, she considers Dorothy to be a "naff" name and is convinced that it proves she is adopted.
11th May '17 7:54:26 AM CWC
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* In [[Twilight]] Bella is ''constantly'' correcting people if and when they call her Isabella. Her [[Rule63 Rule 63]] [[DistaffCounterpart Distaff Counterpart]] Beau also corrects people if they call him Beaufort.

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* In [[Twilight]] ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' Bella is ''constantly'' correcting people if and when they call her Isabella. Her [[Rule63 Rule 63]] [[DistaffCounterpart Distaff Counterpart]] Beau also corrects people if they call him Beaufort.


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** Written by Clive Staples Lewis, whose got his friends to call him "Jack" and published as "C. S. Lewis".
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