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The Origin of NASCAR’s Most Infamous Nicknames

What is it about nicknames that we as a society love so much? Nicknames are commonly developed from a personality characteristic of someone ... or a facial characteristic. In a sense, they define who we are as individuals. Some are given out of affection or familiarity, other are meant to ridicule. Love 'em or hate 'em, we've all called someone by a pet name at some point in our lives and more than likely we've heard someone call us by some silly alternate. Even as an adult, my father will still call me by my childhood nickname from time to time...Clementine, a name derived from my initials. It was a alias that I shunned during my formidable years. The mere mention of it would embarrass me to the ends of the earth. To make matters wo...

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