Originally Posted by Rarechild
Mine is a nickname from childhood given me by my dad derived from my name-Rachel. He has a "special" sense of humor and was not about to call me something as unsatisfying as "Rach" that could not be said in an ironic tone of voice.
Geez, I wouldn't use my childhood name given to me by my father.... it ends in "dumps" as in "dumpy" as in my Welsh Dad thought I was fat. Cute, but not the image I would want to portray... as I said all my nick names are cute in real life, although not necessarily about being chubby.