Jack is the new John, and Jenny and Penny aren't always short for Jennifer and Penelope anymore. People who prefer names that were once considered "nicknames" have tossed tradition and given their babes the short version. Some moms and pops think it's pointless to put a formal name on a birth certificate and never use it, while other parents — like Tiger Woods, who named his kids Charlie and Sam — like the option.
Will you go with a nickname for the given name?
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