embarrassment

It's really no secret that most children think their parents are super uncool.

Because of course they are.

Parents didn't have lives or dreams of their own before they had children, right? How could they possibly ever have been fun?

That's sarcasm, by the way. Most people grow out of this attitude, and it usually disappears by the time a kid gets through their teenage years, when pretty much anything their parents do turns their faces red with embarrassment.

But suppose you, the parents, wanted to embarrass your kids anyway, say by reviving a slang term or two?

People shared their thoughts after Redditor the-tinman asked the online community,

"What are some slang terms a 50 year old dad can say to his daughter to embarrass her?"
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People Explain Which Things They Find Incredibly Cringeworthy That Others Don't Seem To Mind

I had to stop watching talent shows years ago because while I got to see some really enjoyable acts—especially singers, of which there are a seemingly endless number—I grew sick and tired of how scripted everything felt.

For one thing, I hate overt sentimentalty because it can ring very false, and that's how I've felt whenever I've had to sit through any sob stories. Everyone has a sob story.

The music swells and immediately we'll hear about someone's cancer diagnosis or the fact they lost their house due to foreclosure or that their father died and that afterward they found bodies in his shed and learned he was a notorious serial killer...

Okay, that last one might have been made up. But my point stands.

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When visiting someone else’s home, we all know that there are certain things we just shouldn’t do, like putting our shoes up on the couch or snooping through the host’s things. But some people really don’t understand that, cringed the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor buttFluff000 was surprised when she found out her husband’s […] More
Helping greatly in keeping a workplace harmonious is to maintain a good relationship with one’s colleagues. Even if one’s colleagues aren’t necessarily the type of people whom you would spend any time with outside of work, remaining on good terms with them will keep the work environment happy and productive. Especially considering that putting yourself […] More
Most of us can agree that food allergies and food intolerances are matters that can be dangerous and should be taken seriously. But some people still abuse the word “allergic” as a way to get what they want, cringed the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor cupcakebetty was furious when they hosted a dinner at […] More