Verboticism: Paediono

'You'd think they'd learn...'

DEFINITION: v. To be angry and disappointed (and secretly embarrassed) when your children grow up to make the same foolish mistakes that you did. n. The emotion parents feel when they see their children make the same mistakes they did.

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Paediono

Created by: egonschiela

Pronunciation: pee-dee-oh no!

Sentence: "I have a feeling young Alex flunked his exams; there was definitely an air of paediono when I passed Geoff on the drive just now ... "

Etymology: from paediatric, (relating to care of children) + 'oh no! ....'

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