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, louey, louie, loy, lu, luau, luo, lye, oil, oily, ola, ole, olea, oleo, olio, oul, ula, ulae, ule, ulo, ulu, ulua
Roberto became "Bobby"; Mateo, "Matty"; Luis, "Looie
"; Dagoberto, "Bert." Guillermo Montanez, in the early years of his career with the Braves, recalled that the "public relation's man told me that I will be called 'Willie." (9) Despite Montanez's protests, his first name in the team media guide was printed "Willie." Moreover, Latin players often viewed with disdain the name "Chico," which was one of the most overused nicknames attached to players of Spanish-speaking decent.
Once upon a time, there was Rabbit, Little Poison, Pee Wee, Scooter, The Brat, Little Professor and Little Looie
. They were leadoff hitters, a part of that ancient by-the-book strategy of "get 'em on, get 'em over, get 'em in."
To date, Casa Mercedes has partnered with Al Valenciano's Balay ni Atong, which produces and markets fine Inabel weaving from Ilocos; Marga Nograles' Kaayo, which showcases modern Mindanao in fashion; Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung and Looie
Lobregat-Ocampo's Linea Etnika, which makes casual wear using indigenous fabrics.