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What does the nick-name 'Macca' mean?
12 May 2011
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I've always wondered, on the name. So weird.

Anyway… I am trying to find out why many Paul-fans call him 'Macca'.

Is it a shortening for McCartney? Because I think that's the only explenation for the nick-name.  

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12 May 2011
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The nickname Macca is not limited to just Paul…read on, McLennonson. 

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13 May 2011
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Yeah, it's the Oxford -er. As the link says, it is a fairly common nickname for people (especially sportsmen) with Mc or Mac prefixed to their surname.

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13 May 2011
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Zig said:

The nickname Macca is not limited to just Paul…read on, McLennonson. 

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Wow…

I had no idea!!!

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13 May 2011
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Oh this made me laugh so hard…

Lady Macca may refer to:

  • Heather Mills, Sir Paul McCartney's second wife, (see, for example, Private Eye, 25 May 2006; London Evening Standard, 8 August 2006 – "Lady Macca's battle royal"), who was also referred to as Mucca (Sunday Times, 13 August 2006 – "Macca v Mucca: the hidden agenda"; London Lite, 25 January 2007 – "Lady Mucca meets Princess Michael)
  • Lady Macbeth, the wife of Macbeth in Shakespeare's play[dubious discuss]
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13 May 2011
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Mucca?!?!

Now THAT's funny.

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15 May 2011
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Zig said:

Mucca?!?!

Now THAT's funny.

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