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8 lesser-known nicknames for October

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Eight lesser-known nicknames for October than Rocktober and Trucktober:

8. Jacquestober (invented by the Cousteau Society)

7. Ciroctober (invented by middling vodka purveyor Diddy)

6. Spocktober (not invented by William Shatner)

5. Tucktober (invented by Drag Queens United)

4. Rococotober (invented by fans of 18th-century architecture)

3. Socktober (invented by Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band Plunder the Bridge)

2. Stalktober (invented by your ex-boyfriend—see him over there?)

1. Balktober (invented by October purists who denounce nicknames)

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