I did, some guy with a youtube account did, and some poster on Gfaqs did. I had no idea the name was so popular Who else called their Snivy "Smugleaf"? --- If there is one thing I have learned from years of watching cartoons as a kid, its that you don't F*** with Shamans >:D
Not exactly sure how it started, but a poster here on GameFAQs or a YouTube user one day thought that 'Snivy' didn't sound cool, publicised the nickname, and it spread from there. --- We shall always remember the departed... White FC: 0862-2660-4156 / 3DS FC: 2492-4470-1418
Pretty sure Smugleaf came as a result of Internet message boards (most likely 4chan) coming up with their own names for the B/W starters before they had official English names.
I think a popular one for Oshawott was Wotter, and Tepig was (oddly enough) Emboar.
No no no, Tepig was Piglit or Pignition. Emboar was the named used for....well, Emboar. --- For those players who don't speak Australian, we have provided an English translation of the previous scene. Do you want to replay the scene?