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Which Suspected Mobster's Nickname Do You Like Most?

There's nothing funny about the crimes they're accused of committing. But c'mon. Ya gotta love some of the nicknames for the alleged mobsters rounded up by the FBI yesterday in that huge sweep.

Whiny, Tony Bagels, Jack the Whack, Little John, Uncle Danny, Marbles, Skinny, Johnny Pizza, Mousey. And more. You can see the aliases in the documents posted online by the Justice Department.

Now, we can't list every marvelous moniker. But we have put 15 of our favorites into this just-for-fun survey. What's your top choice? Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit

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