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17 Things Girls Named Alex Know To Be True

ALEX: Awesome. Lovely. Exciting, and, uh. Xylophone?

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1. You tend to get mighty protective of that final "X."

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It's not Alexa.

It's not Alexis.

It's ALEX.

2. And you know that, while Alice is a lovely name, it's not yours.

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ATTN: STARBUCKS.

3. You feel a special connection with famous ladies named Alex.

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Like comedian (and the voice of Lois Griffin) Alex Borstein.

4. Obviously, Alexes have always reigned supreme. For example, you know that Alex Mack RULED the '90s.

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Queen!

5. ... And that Alex Russo held court over the '00s.

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Obviously, Alex is the PERFECT name for girls with special powers.

6. And you get pretty excited when a show or movie introduces you to a new Alex to love...

Of course Piper loves her, LARRY. She's an ALEX.

7. ... Even if pop culture has given us a certain questionable lady Alex.

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That'd be Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction.

8. People always try to guess what "Alex" is short for.

It's actually short for "Alex is the best."
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It's actually short for "Alex is the best."

9. ... Which especially sucks if your full name isn't Alexandra.

Shout out to all the Alejandras, Alessandras, and Alexandrias.

10. The question "Isn't that a boys' name?" fills you with rage.

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It's just a name for any awesome human, is all.

11. And you're no stranger to people just straight up assuming you're a dude.

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12. I mean, Alexes are so great that we have our OWN BRAND.

Alex
Alex
Alex

All your art supplies were ~personalized.~

13. This whole situation caused you a lot of angst.

"Did you hear about Ale---""Yes?""No, not you. The kid from the internet.":'(
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"Did you hear about Ale---"

"Yes?"

"No, not you. The kid from the internet."

:'(

14. It's rare for you to be the only Alex at school or work.

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No, not that Alex. The other Alex. No, the other other Alex.

15. ... And you're well acquainted with being known as "Girl Alex."

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Sigh.

16. The Punch Brothers' "Alex" holds a special place deep within your heart.

View this video on YouTube

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"Alex, to your health! / May you never grow out of the need to outdo yourself."

17. You're pretty sure it's the best name out there.

Short, sweet, cool, and right to the point. Yup. Perfect for girls and fighting dinosaurs alike. ♥
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Short, sweet, cool, and right to the point. Yup. Perfect for girls and fighting dinosaurs alike. ♥

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