My hair was pretty short & blowdried straight during most of my school days, until the eighties that is when big hair was the fashion anyway: so no nicknames there.
I did get called lion-head a couple of years ago but in a kindly teasing sort of way & it didn't stick.
2C/3A Wavy Whirly & Curly Twirly.
Golden brown Aveda colour.
Low poo: Dr Organic, L'Oreal Everpure.
Conditioner: Dr Organic, Boots.
Leave In: Boots, Tigi.
Gel: JF Frizz Ease Spiral