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    (Original post by ANM775)
    My nephew just straight up calls my brother by his first name most of the time, and always has done :gthumb:
    As opposed to calling him what?
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    Mummy or Daddy after puberty = posh.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm a fully fledged adult and I still call my dad daddy sometimes lol.. it's just automatic. I know a couple other girls who do and a boy who does it as a jokey kind of thing. Do you think there's an age limit?
    I'm Indian and I call my dad daddy and my mum mother. It's the norm
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    cause i have a younger sibling i still do AND IM A BOY WHOS SEVENTEEN ffs, i only do in private obviously not public i need to stop this ffs
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    If you're one of those girls who was brought up by an extremely rich/posh family, who gives you whatever you want..

    Then everything is done by "mummy and daddy"

    - "oh golly gosh daddy, thank you so much for buying my ninth horsie!"
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    I stopped at about 8 I guess - that's a ballpark figure, though. I didn't drag it on because I deemed it babyish, but I'm aware that others say it well into adulthood.
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    (Original post by Hedwig2189)
    As opposed to calling him what?


    As opposed to dad or daddy

    he uses it those words some of the time, but tends to call him by his first name more
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    I don't think I ever said that as opposed to mum and dad (except perhaps very young i.e <6 or so, don't remember much of that). It depends on the family, I don't think there's something inherently wrong with it, even though it would sound weird to me personally if an adult (or a teen for that matter, especially a guy) said it.
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    There's an age limit? That's news to me.
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    (Original post by ANM775)
    As opposed to dad or daddy

    he uses it those words some of the time, but tends to call him by his first name more
    Ah right. I got confused with the generational order of family. Haha thanks
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    Mum and Dad. Never daddy as IM THE DADDY:sexface:
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    I always call my dad, dad. But I’ve been calling my mum mummy because of my little brother, it’s starting to stick lol
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    It can be a regional thing. Here in Northern Ireland children, even grown up, still say Mummy and Daddy. My 20 year old son calls me Mummy. "Mum" would sound weird. Unlike my Manchester accent he has a Northern Irish accent. Him saying "Mum", when everyone else his age around him all say "Mummy" would seem strange. But yes, in England, if we still lived there if he tried to call me Mummy i'd probably give him a slap. [ Joke !! ]
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    I'm 18. I call my father 'daddy' and mother 'mummy'
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    Never too old if you're from a certain socio-economic background.
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    Am I the only person that was expecting something a bit different when I clicked on the link on Today on TSR ?:sherlock:
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    And I probably stopped by around 9, but my twin sister still says it .
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    Veruca is that you?
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    I call my daddy Daddy, we're not allowed to call him Dad. And I'm 20. :lol:

    Michiyo me daddy is me daddy :awesome:
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    Everyone's saying it's a posh thing but my family aren't, I just think it's a nice way to show I appreciate my parents. Nothing wrong with it in my eyes.
 
 
 
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