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  • proper n. One's father.


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  • Talking to my dad late in his life and watching his interactions with his second wife, I'd say Dad enjoyed it just fine.

    The First Time

  • His dad was on a cell phone when Falcon suddenly walked out from the closet, and according to reports, Dad ` s weak -- Dad ` s knees got weak and he became wobbly.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2009

  • A little boy goes to see his dad and says, Dad, I have to do a special report for school.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • And I particularly loved Charlie's condescending assertion to his salt-of-the-earth blue-collar dad - 'It's called pasta now, Dad.

    Heroes and Villains 2 - The Acadomy Awards

  • I had dinner with my mom and dad the other night and Dad had a few things to say.

    Ellen's Un-Convention-al Coverage: Part 1--Dad Speaks Out

  • My dad would pull in the driveway and I would say, "I'm just sitting here cheering, Dad."

    What I Learned

  • Mum and dad came to stay and Dad having had a Hernia was comissioned to prode my stomache - his conclussion - feels like one to me go to the Dr and stop picking up Jean.

    Snell-Pym » Hernia

  • I've learned how to dance merengue and bachata (the local dances here), and I'm getting pretty good at Dominoes (though I had a leg up on that since I've played a fair amount with my dad; it's not the same here though, Dad; they don't cheat like you do).

    Email Update #2

  • And he went to his dad and said, "You know, Dad, this guy's a hypocrite and maybe all these guys involved in religion are hypocrite because I know the way he conducts his life."

    CNN Transcript May 23, 2006

  • One of the comments I got on that bit was from my dad, hi, Dad, who had followed the link to the Nick/paratrooper controversy, and told me that it was unreasonable that any time someone

    My rape story

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