The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, dad is out of work.
"My dad would rather drink beer with my college friends than have a steak dinner," he told Matt Lauer.
I guess God wants my dad to spend the rest of his life being alone.
It was an age before everyone and everything was online, and I truly felt I could hide it from my mom, dad, and brothers.
She probably saw more carnage on the runway than dad did in New Guinea and the Philippines.
"She's as obstinate as dad's old mu-el," grunted the disgusted boy.
Don't mind him, dad—I know all about it, I tell you—I'll explain later to you.
But dad and I and the guide paid our money, got into an elevator and began to go up.
We'll have a champagne supper, with cider for champagne, eh, dad?
Why, hedhonestly, dad would just kick me, if I took his advice.
recorded from c.1500, but probably much older, from child's speech, nearly universal and probably prehistoric (cf. Welsh tad, Irish daid, Czech, Latin, Greek tata, Lithuanian tete, Sanskrit tatah, all of the same meaning).