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Paula MacSweeney
Paula MacSweeney

8:17 AM - 14 Oct 2019



And other funny nicknames

We got talking about nicknames on today's show after I spotted this tweet:

  • “Good morning Paula. How are you. I know a man called the POTHOLE. The reason is because everyone tries to avoid him!” - John A O Sullivan in Killarney

 

  • “Paula don’t know how true this is, but apparently there’s a guy in the UK whose name is Willie Pearson... his nickname is Prince Albert!”

 

  • “Paula I used to be chubby. Friends called me Avodado because I was the "good kind" of fat!”

 

  • “Paula, up to the Leaving cert., my (school) nickname was Cock. My last name is Roach.”

 

  • “A fella used to work with us and we called him bungalow because he had nothing upstairs “

 

  • “Hi Paula, my sister Nicola and I Pamela were known as Pampers and Nickers growing up. We hated it so much!”

 

  • “Paula I know a guy who only has half an ear and his nickname is 18 months… and ear and a half!”

 

  • “My brother was nicknamed Morris by because he played hurling and was a decent minor!”

 

  • “We had an old neighbour who had a wig and an hearing aid… we called him ear wig!”

 

  • “One nipple Dave. He has both of his nipples, we just like to wind him up and tell everyone he doesn't.”

  • “Dunno how true this is Paula but I heard before that there was a guy who everyone called ‘Parts’. When I asked why, he told me his real name was Tony Hancock... toe, knee, hand….LOL!”

 

  • “Fella in school was nick named "Bush" because he was walking with his friends and was somehow attacked by a nearby bush. Stuck the whole way though secondary school!”

 

  • “Furious George. No explanation needed P!”

 

  • “Morning Paula. Back in primary school in the 70’s a lad in our class was nicknamed BLOCK as he had a very big head just like a concrete block!” - Phil (Spud) Murphy

 

  • “Good morning Paula, we used to know a girl whose nick-name was dicey, cos every time she drank alcohol she was sick! Diced Carrots!” - Jim

 

  •  “Morning Paula. One of the guys that I work with is called Foggy (not sure where it came from originally), but his younger brother is called Misty!!” - Siobhan, Kinsale

 

  • “Paula, we have a fella called the mushroom because he would pop up anywhere.” -  Postman Pete

 

  • Good morning Paula. When on a project before, there an engineer from Finland named Pekkla Kukanin. The project manager couldn't remember his name and called him Pokémon. That was it for his whole stay!” - Vince

 

  • “Paula when I was in school there was a fella called Fanny he was from England got it from the way he said funny”

 

  • “Morning Paula. We had a chap in our year in school called Horse...he had 2 younger brothers who were naturally called pony and foal!”

 

  • “Morning Paula, lad I worked with kept making mistakes so everyone called him Britney...oops I did it again!”


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