Dad. Poppa. Tato. Father. Pop. Daddy.
No matter how you say it, fathers are amazing, but in day-to-day life it can be easy to overlook all the greatness that they contribute to our lives. In honor of this Father’s Day, we’ve put together five of our favorite inspiring quotations to remind us why we love dads!
What does it mean to be a father? Dads approach fatherhood in a variety of ways, from overbearing to “wrapped around your little finger,” and everything in between. There’s no formula for the perfect father, but there are some commonalities among father figures in literature that make… MORE →
War and Peace. There Will Be Blood. One Hundred Years of Solitude. All wry recommendations that seasoned fathers may feel are emblematic of pregnancy, delivery and then those first few years in the trenches. All jokes aside, given that new dads have existed for years and the… MORE →
Ending sentences with prepositions is a controversial topic. On the one hand, some people feel that it’s never appropriate to end a sentence with a preposition; on the other hand, many people feel that it’s completely unnatural and unrealistic to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Even Winston Churchill famously has poked fun at this debate: “This is the sort of English up with which I will not put.”
Father’s Day, which falls on the third Sunday of June every year, is that wonderful occasion that honors the ‘old men’, new poppas and father figures of the world — often with a gift or card purchased with dear dad’s own cash, ironically enough. This year, rather than spend his money on another pair of quirky socks or soap on the rope, do him one better: learn to correctly punctuate the holiday that commemorates his TLC (tender, love and care).