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I remember that Hermione was nicknamed Hermy by someone in the HP series. I am not sure of the answer, so I have asked it out.

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    Your question and your question title are asking two different questions. The answer to your question title is Grawp, but the answer to your question body is Hagrid. – TylerH Mar 30 '15 at 17:54
  • Yeah, Harry, now I win by technical default! evil laugh – Mac Cooper Mar 31 '15 at 10:07
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    @TylerH I see a question mark only in my title. – HarryJames Apr 12 '15 at 5:55
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    @MacCooper You already were the true winner when you solved the CAPTCHA :) – HarryJames Apr 12 '15 at 5:57
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Hagrid did, in order to make it easier for his big little brother to remember her rather more difficult full name:

“An’ this is Hermione, see? Her—” Hagrid hesitated. Turning to Hermione, he said, “Would yeh mind if he called yeh Hermy, Hermione? On’y it’s a difficult name fer him ter remember.”

Order of the Phoenix, Ch. 30 - Grawp

  • Haha, how many seconds was in that? :D – Mac Cooper Mar 29 '15 at 20:29
  • @MacCooper If I am not mistaken, it was 5 seconds. – HarryJames Mar 29 '15 at 20:30
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    Dunno, not that much apart for sure :D – BMWurm Mar 29 '15 at 20:30
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It was Grawp, Hagrid's half-brother. He couldn't pronounce Hermione: Hermy was the best he could do, best seen when Umbridge, Harry and Hermione are in the Forbidden Forest togther:

'"HERMY!" roared Grawp. "WHERE HAGGER?"'
- The Order of the Phoenix, chapter 33, Fight and Flight, p. 758

He couldn't manage Hagrid, either (he went with Hagger).

EDIT: Krum also had trouble with her name, and pronounced it "Herm-own-ninny", though Grawp is most likely who you're thinking of (Krum only said it wrong once, and it wasn't a nickname).

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    @BMWurm, I dont bloody believe this :D how many seconds between you commenting and my edit confirming? – Mac Cooper Mar 29 '15 at 20:35
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    I knew @BMWurm was a bot!! -_- – HarryJames Mar 29 '15 at 20:48
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    @HarryJames, its been two minutes. He let the side down :( – Mac Cooper Mar 29 '15 at 20:50
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    Bots are bad. They don't cry when Dumbledore falls off the Tower. So I am accepting your answer :) – HarryJames Mar 29 '15 at 20:51
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    That suggests that the previous answer is a bit better than this one, because Hagrid asked Hermione if Grawp could call her "Hermy" three chapters before Grawp did so in your quote. – Wad Cheber stands with Monica Nov 3 '15 at 0:53

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