Do you often add people to msn and then later forget who they are?Watch this thread
wow your buddi list is LOW....
I tend to delete randoms every now and then if I can't remember who they are and haven't spoken for a while.
You should download the free version of Trillian (http://trillian.cc). You can rename contacts to your liking (a feature I think is sorely missed in MSN).
Also, you have the advantage of being able to connect to AIM, ICQ, YIM and IRC with it.
heres an addon to msn that does the job with renaming contacts: