Someone asked for examples of clever nicknames and these 23 replies are just ingenious
Cook’s younger team mate at Essex Sam Cook is known as Little Chef.
— Shatner’s Bassoon (@MichaeljMcVey) September 9, 2018
Previous work colleague named “Jesus”
Company allowed only 2 days paid sick leave w/out dr’s note so he always returned:
“On the Third Day”
— Gadgee Gerry (@Gerry0504) September 9, 2018
How about the ex Manchester City player Kiki Musampa who had the nickname Chris?
— Thomas (@Nezzy_Boojan) September 9, 2018
There was a South African bowler called Zondecki, who I believe was nicknamed “All Hands”.
— Neil Dutton (@ndutton13) September 9, 2018
Went to university with a chap we called Midland. Real name: Peter Burrough.
— Sipech (@TheAlethiophile) September 9, 2018
My mum once worked with a doctor they called Wrexham. Real name Justin Wales.
— David Terry (@davidarterry) September 9, 2018
A former colleague with timekeeping problems was given “minty” as always arrived after eight.
— Mark (@mpgf1973) September 9, 2018
Worked with a sycophantic bloke called Bill, who always agreed with the senior managers. Known in the office as William the Concurrer.
— Sean (@csi_bletchley) September 9, 2018
Former Reading Goalie Steve Death AKA The Grim Keeper
— Kinell laa (@Colak) September 9, 2018
However, Simon singled out his favourite, and we have to agree..
There’s loads of great nicknames in my replies (look them up) but this one tickled me particularly.
In my newspaper office, there used to be a sub-editor who kept disappearing from his desk. He was nicknamed Red October. We knew he was a sub but no one had a clue where the hell he was.
— Paul Bryson (@pollywolly63) September 9, 2018