Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Discusses Why the word ‘Daddy’ is Similar the World Over

15 June 2018 (Friday)

7 June 2018 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, discusses why the word ‘daddy’ is similar the world over, in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Infant speech acquisition patterns have formed similar parental names for millennia but ‘sugar daddies’ came along only in the early 1900s”

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Source: SCMP