Monday, May 26, 2008

What's in a (nick)name?

Mothers are famous for nicknaming their children. There isn't a single man, woman or child that I know who has not at some time been called by a nickname. Occasionally it's just a sweet knowing between mother and child. More often it is widely known throughout the family and community. Certain nicknames span generations, never losing their texture, flavor or popularity. While others are obscure and nothing you would hear more than once. 
What are your children's nicknames? Where did the name come from? What is your nickname?

Here are some interesting ones that have made me say, hmmmm....