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Actually, when the flower was named, the color we modernly call "blue" was called "violet" For more information, watch the video "This is Not a Rainbow" by MinutePhysics.

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Some people don't know their real name until years they are born.. It happens mostly when they have a name which is an abbreviation of their real name (eg. Alex instead of Alexander or Alexandra)

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I always thought my name was just Shannon and my middle name was Louise, but I found out (oddly enough, from a teacher calling out the roll in school a few years ago) that my full first name is Shannon-Louise and, according to my birth cert., I don't have a middle name

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Was thinking the same thing...teachers do roll call the first day of school and in my experience the roll always had the students' legal first names. If students have nicknames or whatever, they usually have to let the teacher know. I find it odd that OP never heard their real name at all in this context.

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My son goes by a different name than his legal one. When I fill out the papers, I put his legal name, but his preferred name. Teachers always call out the preferred name and that is all the school knows him as. So, it is possible for the teacher not to call out the legal name.

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Unless the parents stated on the enrollment paperwork that the child goes by a different name. my sons name is Alexis but because most people here in the united states associates Alexis with girls he goes by Alex. so on the first day of school they called out Alex instead of Alexis.

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