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Was Mum ever a teenage girl?

    Did Dad ever hang out?

Where did they learn to nag at kids

    And also how to shout?

 

Do all parents pass on these skills?

    Is there a course for this?

And, oh how they embarrass you

    When they hug and kiss!

 

When I’m a Dad then things will change –

    I’ll never shout or scream –

But before then I must find Miss Right

    For she’s part of my scheme!!

 

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* Hang out:

Informal: spend time relaxing or enjoying oneself, eg: musicians hang out with their own kind.

 

 

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By Josie Whitehead

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