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nickname

(1) An alternate name used to identify yourself in a chat room.

(2) A shortcut for identifying a recipient in an e-mail address book.
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In 2007, May remembers, he spoke to Alan Freibaum, 55, of Marina Del Rey, who had been arrested for robbing several banks in Burbank, Glendale and other cities and was nicknamed the "Irreconcilable Differences Bandit.
Borough President Marty Markowitz has nicknamed the structure Brooklyn's Eiffel tower.
The 26-year-old (left), nicknamed Scotty when he was just 10, said: "It was destiny I ended up playing cricket in Scotland but the name's nothing to do with my roots.
Footballers, too, were given nicknames such as the legend Bill 'Dixie' Dean and Liverpool's Ron Yeats nicknamed Colossus by Bill Shankly.
Erika has been nicknamed "Dog Girl" by the class bully and she hates it.
PRINCE William has been nicknamed Posh by Sandhurst cadets because of his plummy voice.
Notre Dame - nicknamed The Fighting Irish - has sported the leprechaun, complete with a shillelagh, on its jerseys for more than 100 years.
The University of Illinois, whose Chief Illiniwek mascot has stirred debate for years, and Newberry College, a South Carolina school nicknamed the Indians, are still awaiting rulings by the review committee.
Newcastle haven't nicknamed themselves the Black and White Magpies.
Soppy singer James Blunt's army pals revealed this week he was nicknamed 'Weener' - in reference to his height, apparently.
By recent action of the Portland City Council, Portland is henceforth to be nicknamed "The City of Roses.