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    Posted on Dec 11, 2017

    15 Things You Didn't Realize Were Actually Abbreviations For Names

    Huh, I never knew about this.

    1. On Sunday Twitter user @BailingBri666 used her account to enlighten her followers about a name we've all been abbreviating for years: Ratthew.

    @bailingbri666 / Via Twitter: @bailingbri666

    2. The knowledge quickly spread, and suddenly others began sharing similar abbreviated names.

    @DennysDiner / Via Twitter: @DennysDiner

    3. I don't know about you, but I certainly never put two and two together.

    @miianfaksi / Via Twitter: @miianfaksi

    4. Who knew abbreviations could stand for more than one name?

    @AndreaRussett / Via Twitter: @AndreaRussett

    5. This is brand new information.

    @Deph_Cru @bailingbri666 @rhymewithrachel

    @Luxorcist / Via Twitter: @Luxorcist

    6. Knowledge truly is power.

    @isaac_s_francis / Via Twitter: @isaac_s_francis

    7. I feel like my whole life has been a lie.

    @WItty_Ray / Via Twitter: @Witty_Ray

    8. Finally the veil has been lifted and I can see clearly for the first time.

    @terrahhhhhh / Via Twitter: @terrahhhhh

    9. How sweet it is to finally see life the way God intended.

    @idledworships / Via Twitter: @idledworships

    10. Life has a brand new meaning now.

    @vikkibeexo / Via Twitter: @vikkibeexo

    11. Have we all been living a lie?

    if jake is short for jacob then blake is short for blacob

    @zoboom4foo / Via Twitter: @zoboom4foo

    12. To think I've been shortening names my whole life.

    @AdrianSurname / Via Twitter: @idledworships

    13. Everything makes sense now.

    @clarkmccaskill / Via Twitter: @clarkmccaskill

    14. So many names...

    15. So little time.

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