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

Huh, I never knew about this.

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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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