Ode to Dad


Some DAD-isms

 
 Don't ask me, ask your mother.       
 Were you raised in a barn? Close the door.
 You didn't beat me. I let you win.        
 Big boys don't cry.
 Don't worry. It's only blood.         
 Don't you know any normal boys? 
 Now you listen to ME, Buster!       
 I'll play catch after I read the paper. 
 Coffee will stunt your growth.
 A little dirt never hurt anyone_just wipe it off..
 Get your elbows off the table.       
 I told you, keep your eye on the ball.
 Who said life was supposed to be fair.
 Always say please and thank you. That way, you get more. 
 If you forget, you'll be grounded till the end of the world.
 You call that a haircut?                    
 "Hey" is for horses.
 This will hurt me a lot more than it hurts you.
 Turn off those lights. Do you think I am made of money?
 Don't give me any of your lip, young lady.     
 You call that noise "music"? 
 We're not lost. I'm just not sure where we are.
 No, we're not there yet.                
 Shake it off. It's only pain.
 When I was your age , I treated MY father with respect.
 As long as you live under my roof, you'll live by my rules.
 I'll tell you why. Because I said so. That's why.
 Do what I say, not what I do.              
 Sit up straight, knucklehead!
 So you think you're smart , do you? 
 What's so funny? Wipe that smile off your face.
 Young ladies perspire, they do not sweat. 
 If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times.
 C'mon, you throw like a girl. 
 You want something to do? I'll give you something to do.
 You should visit more often. Your mother worries. 
 This is your last warning. 
 If you shake it more than three times, you're playing with it.
 I'm not sleeping, I was watching that channel. 
 What keeps those jeans of yours from falling off?
 I'm not just talking to hear my own voice! 
 If your granmother/grandfather heard you say that, they'd turn over
        in their grave!
 Don't believe anything you hear and only half of what you see. 
 What do you think I am, a bank?   
 What part of NO don't you understand? 
 I don't care what other people are doing! I'm not everybody elses 
        father! 
 Could those sleeves be any longer? You look like a bag lady! 
 Headache remedy: Put your head through the window and the pain will be
        gone. 
 Worrying about things you can't change is like a rocking chair... it
        gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere. 
 Hurt much? I didn't feel a thing. 
 I feel for you, but I can't reach you from here. 
 If you're gonna be dumb, you've gotta be tough. 
 Didn't your teacher learn you anything?! 
 You can marry a rich guy just as easily as you can a poor guy. 
 It's hard to be good, and easy to be bad. 
 If you're going to steal a car, at least make it a Cadillac (but don't
        call me asking for bail.) 
 I got my tongue wrapped around my eye-tooth and couldn't see what I was
        saying. 
 Men are like buses. Just wait on the corner and another one will come
        along. 
 Don't tell on anybody unless you tell on yourself first. 
 Hey, did you hear me talking to you? 
 You know you're always gonna be Daddy's little girl. 
 I'm not watching television. I'm resting my eyes. 
 Don't use that tone with me!          
 Am I talking to a brick wall? 
 If I catch you doing that one more time, I'll..     
 Act your age. 
 Two wrongs do not make a right.   
 Wipe your feet!   
 Enough is enough!
 Don't make me stop the car!   
 What did I just get finished telling you?








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