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17th Sep '17 3:15:30 PM Dravencour
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* Aisaka Taiga of ''LightNovel/{{Toradora}}'' is called the "Palmtop Tiger" because of her short height and her HairTriggerTemper. And in case you're wondering? [[BerserkButton She absolutely HATES that name]].
29th Aug '17 3:54:27 AM bwburke94
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* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', the superhero Lady Photon is usually referred to by the media as Photon Mom, which she loathes.



* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', the superhero Lady Photon is usually referred to by the media as Photon Mom, which she loathes.
23rd Aug '17 8:05:52 PM eduardoalamo22
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*** And several of his [[MassiveNumberedSiblings many numerous descendants]] have this as well, such as Aegon "Jinglebell" Frey, Petyr "Pimple" Frey, Hosteen "Ser Stupid" Frey, Merret "Muttonhead" Frey, Amerei "[[ReallyGetsAround Gatehouse Ami]]" Frey and such.


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** Daemon Targaryen's [[UnwantedSpouse first wife]], Rhea Royce, was called The Bronze Bitch by her husband in letters (her house sigil is colored bronze).
22nd Aug '17 8:35:26 AM CosmicFerret
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* Jon Arbuckle's brother "Doc Boy"[[note]]DON'T CALL ME DOC BOY!!![[/note]] in ''{{Garfield}}''. He ''does'', however, prefer that to "Iguana Gums", another nickname he used to have.

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* Jon Arbuckle's brother "Doc Boy"[[note]]DON'T CALL ME DOC BOY!!![[/note]] in ''{{Garfield}}''.''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''. He ''does'', however, prefer that to "Iguana Gums", another nickname he used to have.
18th Aug '17 8:32:59 PM Daedalis
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* On arrival in ''ComicBook/{{Copperhead}}'' Zeke immediately trips over Budroxifinicus' name and Clara dubs him "Boo". Boo is not amused but can't directly oppose his new boss.
2nd Aug '17 10:51:20 AM Malady
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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': Palantir doesn't like her codename shortened to "Pally".
1st Aug '17 8:47:37 PM LaughingGiraffe
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** Robert keeps trying to get Sybbie to call him Grandpapa, but she won't call him anything but "Donk", apparently after he played Pin the Tail on the Donkey with her and her cousin once. The rest of the family won't back him up because they think it's hilariously adorable.
3rd Jul '17 10:01:34 PM bombadil211
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** One RCAF pilot got stuck with the callsign "Bobbitt" after he accidentally sheared off his CF-18's phallic refueling probe during an excercise. He was given the tip to forever remind him of what happened.
3rd Jul '17 10:45:46 AM Njein
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** Some [[UsefulNotes/TheMafia Italian-American mobsters]] ''really'' [[BerserkButton hated their nicknames]]. Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo (because of his short height), Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso (because he liked to bludgeon his victims to death with a pipe) and Joseph "Joey Bananas" Bonanno (a journalistic corruption of his last name and that it implied he was crazy) were good examples.

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** Some [[UsefulNotes/TheMafia Italian-American mobsters]] ''really'' ''[[BerserkButton really]]'' [[BerserkButton hated their nicknames]]. Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo (because of his short height), Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso (because he liked to bludgeon his victims to death with a pipe) and Joseph "Joey Bananas" Bonanno (a journalistic corruption of his last name and that it implied he was crazy) were good examples.
16th Jun '17 4:59:00 AM Bissek
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* Agent Melinda May of ''Series/AgentsOfShield'' ''hates'' her nickname of "The Cavalry", because the mission she got the nickname on ended with her being forced to [[MyGreatestFailure kill an insane superpowered child]].
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