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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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    My Name Is Shubham.

    Yeah that's my name.Im a Indian and im a Hindu.'Shubham' is a common name in India and it SUCKS! I mean it is sooo uncool! SHUBHAM?! what the hell..why couldn't my parents give me another name? :'(
    iamkwl7 iamkwl7 13-15 Mar 30, 2011

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    Being Turtle Hussey Was No Fun Growing Up!

    THat's my Name. Turtle Whitewolf Hussey. It was horrible growing up being named after a slow green animal.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    Grace

    I've always wanted to be called Grace. I would often give that name to people, people who ask for my name who i know i'll never meet again. I say Hey, I'm Grace, nice to meet you. and they would say. Thats a pretty name.... But with Cyd i have never gotten that complement.I say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    I Wish I Had A Different Name And Why

    I wish I had a different name. My Name is Alicia. Alicia is alright as a name however I have met to manyAlicias that are just awful people. Also I was named after a Dead baby, a baby that died, my older sister thatsuffocated to death on a grocery bag. I don't want to be named...
    Gotmusicinme9 Gotmusicinme9 36-40, F Dec 22, 2011

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    Who Are You Talking To??

    My name is Sam. it's short for Samantha of course, but I really hate the name Samantha. It sort of sounds like a dissonant chord when one says it, with the harsh sound at the end making the whole mess sound less musical. So all of my friends and family call me Sam. This of...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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