Charlie (espreite) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Terms for Grandfather

Quick nitpicky thing for a story. What is the most common way to address one's grandfather in the UK? If it's relevant, the person talking is in her early 20s and the grandfather is of Scottish heritage but was raised in the Yorkshire area.

ETA: Looks like 'grandad' it is! Thank you all for the help!
Tags: colloquialisms, english dialects
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    You have to love how slang evolves. In my day, insulting someone was dissing someone from the word disrespect. Now it is throwing shade, especially…

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