“Smurfette” Is Weird Shorthand 

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The New York Daily News has an amusing rundown of the Secret Service code names used by recent presidents and candidates, including Al Gore’s daughter’s code name of “Smurfette”. Of course, if these are all public knowledge, what’s the point? The answer is that they’re not so much code names as they are shorthand.

Wikipedia also has a more exhaustive list of code names.


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