Say My Name

Say my name. Photo from January 2015.

Question 350What nickname have you been called you hate?

I’ve been called a lot of nicknames over the course of my life. No surprise: my most favorite is Mom. Most others were given in reference to my appearance, background, or a play-off of my name. There were a few unfriendly ones given to me during those middle school years, but even then, I didn’t really give a shit about what others called me, so nothing stuck for very long. My favorites came from my time in the military: Shorty, PA, Cincinnati, Vee-Dub, W-9, Four-Eyes. 

Hate is a strong word, but there is one nickname that I still get called every now and then, and it annoys me every time.

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