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2. Whippersnapper
2. Whippersnapper
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This word, which is an alteration of the term “snippersnapper,” first appeared in the 1700s, making it abundantly clear that even our earliest ancestors were easily annoyed by petulant children.

In its more modern form, the term relates to an overconfident child or young person who acts more important than he or she actually is: “That clueless whippersnapper doesn’t know a darn thing about life!”

Let’s face it – kids can be a challenge sometimes. Here’s 7 ways they can really get your goat and how to manage them.

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