Where does the word pater come from?

Where does the word pater come from?

Learn these words derived from the Latin roots pater and patris, meaning "father."

What is the best way to say hello?

There are many other options, but here are six of the most common formal ways to sayhello”:

  1. Hello!”
  2. Good morning.”
  3. Good afternoon.”
  4. Good evening.”
  5. “It's nice to meet you.”
  6. “It's a pleasure to meet you.” (These last two only work when you are meeting someone for the first time.)
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  8. 8. “ Morning!” (

What do Brits call a boss?

English. (British Slang) boss; father (informal term and term of address used in the past by upper-class young men for their fathers) guvnor.

What is slang for boss?

kingpin. big cheese (old-fashioned, slang) numero uno (informal) Mister Big (slang, mainly US)

Why do British police say Guv?

On Luther and other British television and movie exports you may hear officers call their superiors Boss, Guv, Sir or Ma'am (which can sometimes sound an awful lot like Mum to our American ears). What gives? All four terms are a way to show deference to your boss, and vary in usage based on region and community.

What does Cocker mean in slang?

to pamper or spoil by indulgence. 2. British informal. a mate (esp in the phrase old cocker) Collins English Dictionary.