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Son?

Why do men call their boys son? Not all of course but a lot. I always wondered that and know its been that way forever. I never hear a man call his daugther Daughter so why can his son Son? lol

 
Steph319

Asked by Steph319 at 8:08 PM on Jan. 4, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (5)
  • Just like when lovers call each other baby or honey....just a nickname or their "slang"
    CassiRae3

    Answer by CassiRae3 at 8:23 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I don't know. I never do.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 8:21 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Because....he's his son I assume
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:10 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Im saying Son instead of the actual name...Even ppl that are not the father tend to call boys Son. I dont get it. Why not use their name?
    Steph319

    Comment by Steph319 (original poster) at 8:11 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • My DH called her Daughter's Daughter at times. It just does not roll off the tongue.
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 8:56 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

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