Pet Nicknames

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  1. jigwashere

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    Not exactly pet names, but Canadian's sometimes call their $1 coins "Loonies" after the loon that appears on it.
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    A loonie is also slang for lunatic or crazy person (one who howls at the moon or "luna"). The $2 coin is called a "toonie." I suppose when you combine them, you end up with --

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    On a slightly more serious note, if you're working with Canadians you might want to know that their "pet" name for electricity is "hydro" (as in hydro-electric). I wouldn't want you to get electrocuted because you thought someone was going to get you a glass of water.
     
  4. RickAgresta

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