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Can you run for president with a nickname?The two front-runners in the Republican presidential primary are commonly addressed by their nicknames. Though we refer to the former Speaker of the House as Newt, his real first name is Newton. His rival Mitt Romney’s real name is Willard Mitt Romney. Nicknames are very common in English. The word nickname comes from an Old English word ekename, which meant “an additional name” and dates …
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