Yes.sianco wrote:Come to think of it, I wonder from where "Dad" has come from in English? It's more natural in Welsh - from "tad", but how did "father" become "Dad"? Is it because it's one of the first sounds babies make?
from child's speech, nearly universal and probably prehistoric (cf. Welsh tad, Ir. daid, Czech, L., Gk. tata, Lith. tete, Skt. tatah all of the same meaning).
sianco wrote:I never thought it was fair that the children always said "dad" before "mam"!
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