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How did john wayne get the nickname the duke?

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As a child, John Wayne's pet Airedale Terrier was named Duke. A local fireman gave Wayne the nickname "Little Duke" in light of the Airedale's larger size and over time the nickname stuck and was shortened to the classic "Duke".

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