what the kids say these days

  • FE - fatherly enough.
  • NFE - not fatherly enough!
  • NERF - not even remotely fatherly. *stern dad glare*
  • JFE - juuuuuussst fatherly enough. 
  • VF - very fatherly!!
  • VFF - very f*cking fatherly!#@!$
  • OBJ - older brother jam (think pavement, sonic youth)
  • CAJ - cool aunt jam (patti smith, etc.)
  • momjams - mom jam.  (e.g. dolly parton’s islands in the stream)
  • parentjams - dad & mom jam to this to avoid divorcejams
  • sadjams - jams that are sad.  (see also: divorcejams)
  • PPD - proto-post-dad, self explanatory
  • dadjazz - stuff like kenny g, usually NFE
  • grandjam - grand-dad’s jams, usually NFE
  • LSJ - little sister jam (see also: grandjam, think Sinatra) [h/t dreamonster, a VFF dadjammer.]
  • founding fathers - artists for whom every song is a dadjam; the archetypal dads.  revered names such as collins, huey, loggins, hall, oates, joel and fogerty.
  • APTDJ - accidental pregnancy teen dad jam — a lot of 80s jams fall into this category (A-ha Take On Me, etc.) .. typically NFE.
  • SDJ - secret dad jam ….. (????)
  • PDJ - post-dad jam. often a modern artist that pays homage to dads, such as The Nationals or Fleet & The Foxes.
  • CUJO - crazy uncle jam, obviously! (paradise city, any RHCP) [h/t lauterhuttman]
  • FBI - fatherly but intolerable.