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Dadisms: What He Says and What He Really Means
Dadisms What He Says and What He Really Means Author:Cathy Hamilton, Cathy Hamilton "You better not let your mom hear you saying that." Translation: I'm too tired to discipline you for a small infraction like a cuss word, especially since you probably learned that word from me. Just don't try it in front of your mother or we'll both be sorry!" Cathy Hamilton's handy reference decodes Dad's idiomatic sayings that are often evoke... more »d to cajole, shame, motive, inspire, threaten, or bewilder his offspring.« less
This book is hilarious and revisits fathers' "wisdom" (if you can call it that) as we all have heard it at a point or another. Not only will you find common dad language in here - "I'm not sleeping; I was just resting my eyes." or "We are not lost. I know exactly where I am" - one will also get a translation and background knowledge about the dadism. A joy to read by fathers and children/teenagers alike.