Monday, November 26, 2007


The definition would suggest that it might be applicable to some social applications, e.g. "Please provide your friend's sobriquet."

A sobriquet is a nickname or a fancy name, usually a familiar name given by others as distinct from a pseudonym assumed as a disguise, but a nickname which is familiar enough such that it can be used in place of a real name without the need of explanation.

Admittedly, there is potential for confusion amongst some demographics
Hell yes, I'm sober, and I don't see what business it is of yours whether I am or ain't!

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