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Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:38 am

Something Mr Notorious Neill posted about a chap called Lucy made me think this might be mildly interesting for a while.

My surname is Underwood. What was my nickname at CH?
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by englishangel » Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:43 am

Ajarn Philip wrote:Something Mr Notorious Neill posted about a chap called Lucy made me think this might be mildly interesting for a while.

My surname is Underwood. What was my nickname at CH?
Derek?
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Re: Your nickname

Post by J.R. » Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:57 am

Milk ?
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Post by michael scuffil » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:39 pm

Nice one, JR!
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Re: Your nickname

Post by jhopgood » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:55 pm

englishangel wrote:
Ajarn Philip wrote:Something Mr Notorious Neill posted about a chap called Lucy made me think this might be mildly interesting for a while.

My surname is Underwood. What was my nickname at CH?
Derek?
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My surname is Hopgood and at CH I was smaller than the rest of my year. I inherited a nickname from Mike Hilliard and then my brother took it one when I left.
Anyone guess my nickname, and if so, it's origin?
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Re: Your nickname

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:05 pm

jhopgood wrote:
My surname is Hopgood and at CH I was smaller than the rest of my year. I inherited a nickname from Mike Hilliard and then my brother took it one when I left.
Anyone guess my nickname, and if so, it's origin?
Skipwell?

I used to claim that Derek Underwood (ex England spin bowler for members under about 45) was my uncle. Nobody believed me.

Under Milk Wood was only ever used by staff... now there's a surprise!
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:07 pm

jhopgood wrote:My surname is Hopgood and at CH I was smaller than the rest of my year. I inherited a nickname from Mike Hilliard and then my brother took it one when I left.
Anyone guess my nickname, and if so, it's origin?
Hang on, it couldn't be as obvious as 'Titch', could it?
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by jhopgood » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:08 pm

Ajarn Philip wrote:
jhopgood wrote:My surname is Hopgood and at CH I was smaller than the rest of my year. I inherited a nickname from Mike Hilliard and then my brother took it one when I left.
Anyone guess my nickname, and if so, it's origin?
Hang on, it couldn't be as obvious as 'Titch', could it?
I would have been happy if it were, but no.
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Re: Your nickname

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:13 pm

'Hilliard' is confusing me - presumably it has nothing to do with your name...?
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by jhopgood » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:17 pm

No, he was just the previous "owner" of the nickname.
I have actually "googled" it but the result gives me no clue to its origin, which led me to believe that it was exclusive to Housey.
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Re: Your nickname

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:20 pm

Then I give up!

One of my (thankfully short-lived) nicknames was Lester - why?
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by Ajarn Philip » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:21 pm

(P.S. Where are you, Dan Phelan?)
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Your nickname

Post by Mid A 15 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:22 pm

Ajarn Philip wrote:Then I give up!

One of my (thankfully short-lived) nicknames was Lester - why?
Because you liked plenty of food?

(Lester) PIGgott?

Was EA right with Derek btw? That would have been my guess.
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Re: Your nickname

Post by J.R. » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:30 pm

My nick-name, (in Coleridge B only), was 'Tetley'.

There is a reason.
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Re: Your nickname

Post by Mid A 15 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:34 pm

J.R. wrote:My nick-name, (in Coleridge B only), was 'Tetley'.

There is a reason.
Over indulgence in the brew of that name on a trip combined with the similarity to your surname?
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