25 Worst Pet-Names for Your Lover

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loving coupleGiving your partner a pet-name is like a rite of passage in a relationship. After six months of monogamous dating, you know your significant other well enough to coddle them with cute little nicknames that soften your tone and show your affection ... and may or may not make the rest of us barf.

Like any well-intentioned gift, a given pet-name can go horribly wrong, and there are many people out there that don't even know they're stuck with, or using, cringe-worthy lovey-dovey names. They think they're being cute, we think they're being tragic.

Are you one of the millions of couples who suffer from odious-pet-name-itis? Check our list of the 25 worst pet-names for your lover to find out.

  1. Shmoop or Shmoopie
  2. Poopsie
  3. Cutie Patootie
  4. Most anything food-related, not limited to: Pudding, Baby Cakes, Honey Pot, Muffin
  5. Baby Girl or Baby Boy
  6. Snuggluffagus
  7. JuJuBee
  8. Cowpie
  9. Muammar Gaddafi
  10. Booger
  11. Lovey Yummers
  12. Slutty Buddy
  13. Thunder Chunk
  14. Tubba Wubba
  15. Hitler
  16. Fart Bomber
  17. Paycheck
  18. Princess
  19. Hey, You
  20. Mein Führer
  21. Representative Weiner (D-N.Y.)
  22. Bed Bug
  23. Pennis the Menance
  24. Mama or Daddy
  25. Vagitarian

What pet-names do you like or dislike?


Photo via Tela Chhe/Flickr

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