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Stories Behind Nicknames

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Everybody has a nickname, and there’s usually a story to go with it. Martha and Grant reveal their own nicknames and the stories behind them. Speaking of nicknames, the word nickname has an interesting etymology. It’s an example of a word formed by what linguists call misdivision. If you have a nickname you’d like to share (and hey, let’s keep it clean, folks!), tell us about it in our discussion forum! This is part of a complete episode.

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