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  College Nicknames
This is the HTML format of the list of nicknames for colleges in the United States of America.
However, I would be more than willing to put the links for other nickname lists in other countries (or for junior colleges and community colleges) on this list.
Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, Nebraska) (former nicknames: Coyotes and Plainsmen)
www.smargon.net /nicknames   (2096 words)

  
  XEP-0172: User Nickname
A nickname is a global, memorable (but not necessarily unique) friendly or informal name chosen by the owner of a bare JID () for the purpose of associating a distinctive mapping between the person's unique JID and non-unique nickname.
Typically, a nickname is different from a familiar name, such as "Chuck" for "Charles", "Bill" for "William", "Pete" for "Peter", or "Dave" for "David"; instead, a nickname is even less formal, such as "stpeter" or "dizzyd".
In general, a user SHOULD include his or her nickname when establishing initial communication with a contact or group of contacts (i.e., the user has never been in communication with and does not have a prior relationship with the contact or group of contacts).
www.xmpp.org /extensions/xep-0172.html   (1904 words)

  
  Nicknames in Pro Sports | Randy Johnson | Gary Payton | Tara Dakides | Snowboarding | Athletes
He was given the nickname during his first major league game with the Montreal Expos.
Reason: Tara got her nickname for the way she terrorizes the slopes with her big air and crazy tricks.
Frank spent all of spring training 2001 whining about how he should be paid more money (he already makes 9 million a year.) He then hurt his wrist in May, 2001 and was gone for the rest of the season.
www.kidzworld.com /article/962-the-nickname-game-in-sports   (385 words)

  
  Athletic nickname - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams.
In almost all cases, the institution chooses an athletic nickname with an overtly positive goal in mind, where that goal reflects the character of the institution—either a previously established characteristic or a characteristic hoped for as a goal henceforth.
When the school chooses an animal as its athletic nickname, usually in the plural or as a collective noun for a group of that animal, then typically the school has that animal (in the singular) as its mascot, either specifically named with a proper noun or generically referred to without a proper noun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Athletic_nickname   (692 words)

  
 Nickname - Simple English Wikipedia
A nickname is a special name that a person may be called that is different from their real name or from the name they were given by their parents.
Nicknames often come from how a person looks, or from something they are especially known for doing.
Nicknames can also be unkind and rude, and are used by people who dislike the person given the nickname.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nickname   (210 words)

  
 Nickname - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nickname is sometimes considered desirable, symbolising a form of acceptance, but can often be a form of ridicule.
In Viking societies, many people had nicknames heiti, viðrnefni or uppnefi which were used in addition to, or instead of their family names.
In some circumstances the giving of a nickname had a special status in Viking society in that it created a relationship between the name maker and the recipient of the nickname, to the extent that the creation of a nickname also often entailed a formal ceremony and an exchange of gifts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nickname   (4938 words)

  
 Nickname Baby Names - Nickname Names
Please click on each of these Nickname names for more details, view more Nickname names from Cynthia to Idona, or search for "nickname" for boys.
Nickname deriving from a number of "B" names such as Barbara or Bernice...
View Nickname baby names 16-30 from Cynthia to Idona, or click on a page number for more Nickname baby names.
www.thinkbabynames.com /search/0/nickname   (259 words)

  
 XCLN: Summary of Nickname Features in Different Versions of Outlook
The nickname file is given the same name as the profile that was used to log on to Outlook and is appended with a ".nick" extension.
When you create a nickname file in either Outlook 97 or Outlook 98, Outlook uses the naming convention and folder location mentioned in the preceding "What Is the Name of the Nickname File and Where Is It Stored?" section.
This allows John to have different nicknames available in each profile, and those nicknames can only be resolved if they exist in the nickname file for the profile that he is currently logged on with.
support.microsoft.com /kb/245421   (1078 words)

  
 Marquette University | Athletics Nickname Decision
The nickname with the most support in the second vote will then be presented to the President to be announced as Marquette’s new athletics nickname going into the Big East Conference.
Following the choice of a new nickname, Marquette will further engage the Marquette community, through focus groups and other forums, in the design of a visual identity for the new nickname, with a new logo to be chosen by the start of the school year.
The Board agreed that any nickname selected must be consistent with the university’s mission and adhere to the resolution passed last September banning use of any Native American imagery or references in Marquette’s athletics nickname, logo or mascot.
www.marquette.edu /opa/newsroom/nickname/nn0511.shtml   (1021 words)

  
 American State Nicknames
However, a number of states have officially added a nickname to their licence plates (either as an option, or as an obligation under the legislation) even though the nickname is not recognised separately as a "state symbol".
The nicknames for Georgia these days are The Empire State of the South (originally used in the mid 19th century, but since then has been hotly disputed by Taxes), and the name that appears on licence plates, The Peach State (the peach being the official state fruit since 1995).
One of the oldest state nicknames (and that which appeasr on its licence plates) is the Keystone State, probably applied to Pennsylvania from the late 18th century (although the first official citation is from 1802, when at a rally Pennsylvania was toasted as "the keystone in the union").
www.miketodd.net /encyc/statenicks.htm   (5949 words)

  
 PopMessenger Help: Nickname
'Nicknames' are used to identify people on the network.
You would use a nickname to address the particular person (e.g.
Edit your nickname and press the [Enter] button on your keyboard.
www.leadmind.com /pmhelp/nickname.html   (107 words)

  
 Stanford University Cardinal | On Campus | An Official Athletic Site
The Nickname: The nickname for Stanford is the Cardinal – in reference to one of the school colors (and is therefore in the singular).
Stanford officially adopted the Indian nickname on Nov. 25, 1930 after a unanimous vote by the Executive Committee for the Associated Students.
From 1972 until November 17, 1981, Stanford’s official nickname was Cardinals, in reference to one of the school colors, not the bird.
gostanford.cstv.com /school-bio/stan-nickname-mascot.html   (848 words)

  
 Nickname Issues
You always start your citizenship with a primary nickname - which is the one you've applied for citizenship with.
Click the [Nickname Control] and it opens a form in which your primary nickname is already listed as a link.
If you delete a nickname - the file directory (folder) associated with the nickname - the contents in it and the associated email address will be deleted as well.
soiuser.hyperchat.com /teaser/nickname.htm   (835 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Nickname denies House at Navan
Nickname denied Central House successive victories in the Navan Race Supporters Fortria Chase with a gallant success.
Heading Central House at the final fence, Nickname (6-1) had to be kept to his work to hold Dessie Hughes' charge by three-quarters of a length.
After this victory, Nickname earned a quote of 33-1 with William Hill for the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
www.rte.ie /sport/2006/1112/nickname.html?rss   (210 words)

  
 Email Nickname FAQ : : N&CS Services : : USU
The nickname scheme provided here gives a standard appearance that is less cryptic, or more personalized than many real USU email addresses.
Also, if your real USU email address changes, you just point the same nickname at the new real address and all users of your nickname are undisturbed as they continue to communicate with you.
Email nicknames are actually managed and stored on cc.usu.edu where we already know the owner name of your cc.usu.edu account.
cc.usu.edu /~bob/nickname_faq.html   (1312 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Page2 - The List: Best hoops
nickname of all-time
In terms of basketball, this nickname conveys a sort of "wizardry" on the court, i.e., the nickname holder does things in the game of basketball that have never been seen before, that strain the imagination, that may inspire mimicking and that may never be duplicated.
Secondly, now associating the nickname Magic with Earvin Johnson, the nickname permeated Johnson's life, in the sense that only his immediate family (I'm making an assumption here) refers to him as Earvin, to the rest of the world he is simply Magic; that, in a sense, makes the nickname Magic timeless.
To me when a nickname has both of those qualities, the essential qualities of a good nickname along with an ageless component, it exceeds all other nicknames and should be revered as...
espn.go.com /page2/s/list/hoopsnickname/010606.html   (1036 words)

  
 NBA Nicknames Players | Sports Trivia | Facts | Kobe Bryant | CB4 | Allen Iverson | The Answer | Shaq Attack   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marion's amazing athleticism and his bizarre jump shot that falls with great accuracy indicates this NBA superstar may in fact be some sort of proto-human who is not from this world.
Stoudemire picked up this nickname during his rookie season in the NBA and he now has the moniker tattooed on his arm.
While Amare certainly does stand tall and is quite talented, the nickname isn't the most original.
www.kidzworld.com /article/6449-nba-nicknames   (454 words)

  
 myLot - nickname   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Have you ever think about your Mylot nickname's meaning?Was it was picked up incidently or does it come from anything special?With me, " becuttieusa" is the way my boyfriend always call me...
nickname when u were in the school or college.....
friends.....most of us wud hav had one or two nicknames when we were in our school or college....
www.mylot.com /w/keywords/nickname.aspx   (484 words)

  
 change nickname chat module for 123 flash chat server software
Any nickname can be used as long as it isn't already being used by someone else or registered formally.
Users log in with their real email address or real name, but they can then auto change nicknames to a different name which is not associated with his subscription account.
The Change Nickname module is included in the 123 Flash Chat demo version, so please feel free to download the demo and try out the Change Nickname module to become familiar with its features.
www.123flashchat.com /change-nickname.html   (814 words)

  
 Nicknames - Pro Football Hall of Fame
The nickname was selected from among three finalists in a poll conducted by the Baltimore Sun.
The name was selected as a recognition of the pioneering and adventurous spirit of the men of the 1849 gold rush in the Sierra Nevada mountains east of San Francisco.
- The nickname Seahawks was the result of a fan contest that drew 20,365 entries and suggested 1,742 different names.
www.profootballhof.com /history/nicknames.jsp   (1813 words)

  
 Nickname | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or thing's real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Bobby, Rab, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all short for Robert).
A nickname is sometimes considered desirable, symbolising a form of acceptance, but can often be a form of ridicule.
Many performing artists and actors have nicknames, which in years past were called a stage name.
www.babylon.com /definition/Nickname/English   (323 words)

  
 Marquette University | Athletics Nickname Decision
Chairman of the Board of Trustees John Bergstrom commented, “From the very beginning of the nickname discussion, the Board of Trustees felt it was important to be inclusive and responsive to members of our Marquette family.
The Marquette University Board of Trustees took up the issue of Marquette athletics nickname in September 2004 and pledged to have a thorough discussion of whether or not to return to the “Warriors” nickname.
All other inquiries and questions about Marquette University's athletics nickname decision should be directed to the Office of Public Affairs at (414) 288-7491 or submitted through our contact form.
www.marquette.edu /opa/newsroom/nickname/nickname0629.shtml   (754 words)

  
 JEP-0172: User Nickname
A nickname is a global, memorable (but not necessarily unique) friendly or informal name chosen by the owner of a bare JID () for the purpose of associating a distinctive mapping between the person's unique JID and non-unique nickname.
Typically, a nickname is different from a familiar name, such as "Chuck" for "Charles", "Bill" for "William", "Pete" for "Peter", or "Dave" for "David"; instead, a nickname is even less formal, such as "stpeter" or "dizzyd".
In general, a user SHOULD include his or her nickname when establishing initial communication with a contact or group of contacts (i.e., the user has never been in communication with and does not have a prior relationship with the contact or group of contacts).
www.jabber.org /jeps/jep-0172.html   (1893 words)

  
 About your nickname   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We recommend that your nickname should be a combination of your surname and your initials separated by a full stop.
Your nickname will be used in your user identification by others wishing to communicate with you.
Should another subscriber already be registered with your nickname, then you will be asked for a new nickname.
optnet.itwm.fhg.de /opt-net/nickname.html   (62 words)

  
 Table of Contents
Generally speaking, the athletic teams nickname issue at UND is not that important.
The decision to keep or change the athletic teams "Fighting Sioux" nickname should be made independent of anticipated gains or loses in alumni contributions.
The nickname shouldn’t be changed just to quiet some people who cause a stir from time to time.
www.und.nodak.edu /namecommission/b_CONTENTSNickname.html   (840 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Nickname continues winning run
Nickname made it five in a row when running out an impressive winner of the An Uaimh Chase at Navan on Saturday.
Martin Brassil's star, who sidestepped Cheltenham due to drying ground, may be put away for the season after the 13-length success over Central House.
The biggest pot of the day was for the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Novice Handicap Chase final and Nina Carberry excelled when producing Hold The Pin to lead at the last and score bythree-and-a-half lengths.
www.rte.ie /sport/2007/0324/nickname.html?rss   (589 words)

  
 coloradolib: Nicknameapalooza: O'Donnell gets "Dirty"
The 2006 election nicknaming season kicked off several months ago, when Republican candidate for governor Marc Holtzman branded his primary opponent Both Ways Bob Beauprez.
Jeff Crank is a nickname all by itself.
The problem with nicknames for Tancredo is that he loves them.
coloradolib.com /2006/04/nicknameapalooza-odonnell-gets-dirty.html   (328 words)

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