And the omission or derision of dads in the parent (aka “mommy”) blogosphere is a perennial pet peeve.
And they are brutally frank about whom to blame: their older brothers and sisters, and their moms and dads.
For every Gravity in 2013, there was a Grown Ups 2; for every Breaking Bad, there was a dads.
They will have been drilled ceaselessly by demanding moms, dads, teachers and coaches.
Thus millions of working moms and dads have to put their kids in bad care, full or part time.
“Nobody here but our dads and Dr. Kirshner,” observed Bob, glancing about.
"What wonderful things our dads will have to tell when they get back," said Fred.
I intend to get revenge for dads sake, he told them simply, and they knew it was useless to argue with him further.
She'll ne'er backward linger, this land of our dads, for she is a dinger at nailing the scads.
The trouble is, dads easy-going as you like until he gets his back up.
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).