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    What is is called when you call a tall person "Shorty" or a hariy guy "Baldy"?

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    mykwyner is offline Key Member
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    I call it "verbal irony."

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    These are nicknames [which often but not always contain verbal irony].

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