Origin of granddaddy
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Examples from the Web for granddaddy
The influence of Oliver Stone, our granddaddy of prurient interest in political violence, hung thick in the air.The Strange World of Political Assassination Fantasies
September 24, 2014
The Comedians By Graham Greene The granddaddy of all outsider books on Haiti, by the granddaddy of outsiders.Amy Wilentz’s Haiti Book Bag
January 8, 2013
Granddaddy pays me 10 cents a week for keeping house for him, too.
Granddaddy thought it was beautiful too—although he called it "purty."
I think that I have not felt so utterly lonesome since granddaddy died.
“Helloa, there, Granddaddy Bullfrog,” shouted the little rabbit.
He said it, and I'm here to say that I don't want to be the granddaddy of the children of an atheist.The Cottage of Delight
Will N. Harben