Okay, there are some times that the rules don't exactally apply.
April 18, 2012 7:04pm CST
I just tried to post a comment about D1ck Clark's passing. D1ck is a shortened version of Richard, but often parents just want their child named D1ck. I realize that it also is a term for a male's member, but when it is a proper name can't the lot cut us some slack? The man's professional name was "D!ck Clark", and he was an American Icon.
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19 Apr 12
I have a cousin who is a good 20 years older than I am and we called him cousin D1ck for years. Then we lost contact and I reconnected with him about 10 years ago and truthfully, I felt weird calling him D1ck, so I call him Richard, even though my sister/other cousins get confused because D1ck father was who we called Richard. But my uncle has passed away, so I prefer to call him Richard and he doesn't mind and probably prefers it..lol