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#61 of 63 Old 06-22-2010, 02:28 PM
 
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Yes, I correct them. If my son doesn't do it first.

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hmmmm... I have a Charles and a Benjamin. They both go by the obvious nicknames, but we call them all sorts of nicknames. We are just a casual friendly family and it seriously weirds me out to call a 1 year old or a 4 year old such a grown up name. We have friends who call them Charles and Benjamin, which doesn't bother me at all, just sounds weird.

I think that maybe you are being a little overly sensitive about it.
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yes for my son as he doesn't like Alex but uses sander. we call him sander and alexander
no for my daughter as she hasn't found one she dislikes.

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