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  • Absent parent
  • All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way ( the opening line of Anna Karenina )
  • As the actress said to the bishop
  • Baby father ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Bash the bishop
  • Be It Ever So Humble There's No Place Like Home ( John Howard Payne and Sir Henry Bishop song )
  • Be like Dad, keep mum ( WWII slogan )
  • Beanpole family
  • Beautiful Boy ( John Lennon song )
  • Big Daddy ( Nickname of American football Dan Wilkinson )
  • Big Daddy ( Nickname of Idi Amin )
  • Black sheep of the family ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Bricks and mortar ( Cockney rhyming slang for daughter )
  • Cake pop ( A small piece of cake coated with chocolate )
  • Come to papa
  • Cool Papa ( Nickname of baseball player James Bell )
  • Dad's Army ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Daddy's little girl
  • Did I do that? ( A catchphrase from Family Matters )
  • Disneyland daddy
  • Don't panic ( A catchphrase from Dad's Army )
  • Don't put your daughter on the stage Mrs Worthington
  • Drink, feck, arse ( A catchphrase from Father Ted )
  • Dysfunctional family
  • Family fortunes
  • Family man
  • Family matters
  • Family ties
  • Family tree
  • Family values
  • Father Knows Best ( American TV Show )
  • Father Of The Bride ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Father Ted ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Founding father
  • Full fathom five thy father lies ( from The Tempest by Shakespeare )
  • Get your family into Shape, without them even noticing ( St. Ivel Yogurt advertising slogan )
  • Grandfather clause
  • Head of the family
  • Head of the household
  • Helicopter parent
  • His father's son
  • Honour thy father and mother
  • How's your father
  • I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine ( Bob Dylan song )
  • I Think I Love You ( The Partridge Family song )
  • I'll Be Missing You ( Puff Daddy with Faith Evans and 112 song )
  • In the family way
  • It's a family affair
  • Judas priest
  • Just a glint in his father's eye
  • Keep it in the family
  • Like father, like son
  • Mom and Pop
  • More tea vicar?
  • My arse ( A catchphrase from Royle Family )
  • My old man
  • Nash Daddy ( Nickname of Steve Nash )
  • No no no no no no yes ( A catchphrase from The Vicar Of Dibley )
  • Once you pop you can't stop ( Pringles advertising slogan )
  • Our father who art in heaven
  • Our survey says ( A catchphrase from Family Fortunes )
  • Papa Bear ( Nickname of George Halas )
  • Papa Bear Colonel ( Nickname of Robert Hogan ( Bob Crane ) )
  • Papa Doc ( Nickname of Francois Duvalier )
  • Papa's Got A Brand New Bag ( James Brown song )
  • Papa? Nicole? ( Renault Clio advertising slogan )
  • Petit Papa Nol ( Tino Rossi song )
  • Pop art
  • Pop goes the weasel
  • Pop off
  • Pop someone's cherry
  • Pop the question
  • Pop your clogs
  • Runs in the family
  • Ryan's Daughter ( David Lean movie )
  • Santa's Little Helpers ( allusion to the elves that help Father Christmas )
  • Selling the family silver
  • Shotgun wedding
  • Snap, Crackle, and Pop ( Kellogg's Rice Krispies advertising slogan )
  • Spend more time with my family
  • Sperm donor
  • Success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan
  • Sugar daddy
  • Sweet as the moment when the pod went 'pop' ( Birds Eye Peas advertising slogan )
  • Take a pop at
  • That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine ( Gene Autry song )
  • The Godfather ( Mario Puzo book )
  • The Godfather of Soul ( Pseudonym of singer James Brown )
  • The Grocer's Daughter ( Nickname of Margaret Thatcher )
  • The Parent Trap ( Hayley Mills movie )
  • The Rat Pack ( Nickname of entertainers Dean Martin Sammy Davis Jr Peter Lawford Joey Bishop and Frank Sinatra )
  • The Royle Family ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Sash My Father Wore ( Irish traditional song )
  • The Vicar of Dibley ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The West Coast Sound ( name applied to Californian pop music, especially that of The Beach Boys )
  • The bank of mum and dad
  • The boy is father to the man
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The family jewels
  • The family silver
  • The family that prays together stays together
  • The only 'sauce' I dare give Father ( Burma Sauce advertising slogan )
  • The sash my father wore
  • The wish is father to the thought
  • This is Not Your Father's Oldsmobile ( Oldsmobile advertising slogan )
  • Today the discriminating family finds it absolutely necessary to own two or more motor cars ( Buick advertising slogan )
  • Too pooped to pop
  • Vox pop
  • We're Just One Big Happy Family ( Richard Hawley song )
  • We're just one big happy family
  • What did you do in the war Daddy?
  • Who will rid me of this troublesome priest?
  • Who's your daddy?
  • Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
  • You can choose your friends but you can't choose your family
  • You stupid boy! ( A catchphrase from Dad's Army )

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