Nicknames are sources of musicality, humor and endearment. We're betting that the Philadelphia area has some great examples.
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Cassie Owens is a member of the Modern Life team, reporting on culture and trends. She is a Philadelphia native who previously reported for Billy Penn and served as assistant editor at Next City.