Been called Slim for more years than I can remember, nothing wrong with it in fact when you have been given a nickname it shows that you have been accepted.
As far as I am concerned the term Paki means someone from Pakistan, in fact it's just a shortened form of Pakistani. What is the difference between being called Paki, yorkie, Scouse, Brum etc. All these names mean is that this is the area where you came from.
Political correctness has ruined this once Great country.
I was given mine by the other guys in the group. Seemed appropriate at the time and I don't see a need to change it.
By the way, why has it taken 3 years for Harry's remarks to be made public? Is there some real news someone is trying to hide at the moment?
I for one am sick of hearing the Muslim side jump up and down like a bunch of school kids in a playground when things are not going their way.
When they tell me to stop using the terms; Yank, Pole, Taff, Jock, Paddy, etc, or tell others not to call me a Manc', I will listen! So sod em!
An RN Wardmaster once told me about attending an Army mess function as a guest of his more senior Army wife. During the pre-dinner drinks, the PMC took him to task for referring to his wife as 'My old trout'. She immediately sprang to her husband's defence and said, "I've been proud to be his 'old trout' for over 20 years and no one's going to stop him now!"
(Apparently it's a long-established term of endearment somewhere 'oop north'.)