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    24 Weird But Valid Questions About Common First Names You've Never Thought About Before

    "Jamin" >>> "Ben."

    The following is a list of weird and sometimes stupid questions about people's names. Some are more valid than others, but seriously, someone tell me how the nickname for "Margaret" is "Peggy"?!?!

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    Why do people named Deborah always go by “Deb” and not “bruh”?

    2.

    Why does no one call people named Benjamin “Jamin”? That’s a way cooler name than “Ben”

    3.

    Why don't people named Jonathan get called Nathan as a nickname

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    how come people named abraham go by abe and not bruh ham

    5.

    How come people named Cornelius aren’t nicknamed Corn?

    6.

    why do people named James go by Jim and not Jam

    Fox

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    Why do people named Katherine go by Kat/Kate/Katie/Kathy but not Therine?

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    Why are people named Margaret called Peggy? That makes no sense to me idk

    9.

    i will never understand why people named william have the nickname bill it makes no fucking sense

    World Of Wonder

    10.

    why don't people named matthew go by math wtf

    11.

    Why don't people named Aaron go by Ron?

    CW

    12.

    I’ve never understood why “Stephen” is pronounced like “Steven” and not “Stefan”. I see why people find English so confusing

    13.

    Why don't people named Wil(liam) use the name Liam for a nick name? But they use Billy?

    PBS

    14.

    I wanna know why is Dick the nickname for Richard?

    15.

    Who the hell decided Chuck is short for Charles

    16.

    Why are people named autumn and summer but not winter and spring

    17.

    Why do people named John like to be called Jack

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    Why don’t we call people named Gordon “Go” for short?

    19.

    if people named Patricia can be Trish, why aren't people named Patrick also called Trick

    20.

    Why don't we call people named Roberta "Boberta?"

    21.

    Why do people named Matthew always go by Matt and never Hew?

    HBO

    22.

    why are people named Samantha always have the nickname of “Sam” instead of “Mantha”

    23.

    Why are people named after Sunday and Wednesday but not the better days of the week?

    24.

    why do people named jacob go by jake and not cob??

    MTV

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