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  • Budge is a great nickname, especially for such a great little girl!

    What’s In A (Nick)Name? | Her Bad Mother

  • And yet, we call her Budge, or Budgie, or Budgerigar.

    Archive 2007-06-10

  • The manager, recalls Budge, was aghast: Wait a minute, you guys are going to be behind the counter selling games!

    Wired Top Stories

  • "Budge" is beautifully, sweetly elegant in comparison.

    What's In A (Nick)Name?

  • But I suspect that however absurd the name 'Budge' sounds to you, the idea of an inexpressibly nonsensical but nonetheless perfect name is something you know well.

    Archive 2007-06-10

  • He goes by the name of "Budge," chiefly because he _won't_ unless he wants to.

    Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island

  • His satisfaction was somewhat lessened by the fact that Phil had felt it necessary that one of their number remain behind to stand guard over the camp, but Jerry was sure that he would have no great trouble in keeping away from Frank Willis, trusting that "Budge" would live up to his reputation.

    Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island

  • "Nickname -- what, you are not, you can't be 'Budge'?"

    The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories

  • [4] The letters are full of pleasant child-worship, the best passage of all being perhaps the dialogue between Tom and "Budge," at vol.i. p. 56, with the five-year-old cynicism of the elder's reply, "Oh this is _false_ Budge, this is all _false_!" to his infant brother's protestations of affection.

    Matthew Arnold

  • "Budge," said I, "I suspect you of having heard the Jubilee Singers."

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX (of X)


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