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What was Sméagol's original present?

In The Fellowship of the Ring, Gandalf relates the following exchange between Sméagol and Déagol: ‘“Give us that, Déagol, my love,” said Sméagol, over his friend’s shoulder. ‘“Why?” said Déagol. ‘“...
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How did Gollum know that Sting was an elvish blade?

I was watching The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and when I came to the Riddles in the dark scene I noticed something weird. When Bilbo points Sting(even though it isn't called that yet) at Gollum, ...
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Why doesn't Gollum ever use any proper names?

Whenever Gollum references anyone, he always calls them by something other than their proper name. Off the top of my head, we have precious, my love, fat hobbit, master, "him" (Sauron), "her" (Shelob)...