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Is there a more up-to-date word for someone who is annoyingly good?  I don't know if preteens would say goody-goody or goody-two-shoes any more (or if they ever actually did!) Anyone with preteen kids know? :angel3
#1 - December 06, 2014, 10:55 AM

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Not quite the same thing, but "suck up"?

kowtow, pander, buddy up

teacher pleaser, parent pleaser...

Or you could make up your own.

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"Teacher's pet" is still used.
#3 - December 06, 2014, 02:08 PM
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Maybe not the direction you want to go, and not exactly "goody two shoes" equivalents, but: brown-noser or kiss-up?
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My middle school students say brown-noser. If the person is being good in school (like a teacher's pet) they often get termed a nerd.  I've also heard kids call general do-gooders churchies. 
#5 - December 06, 2014, 04:39 PM
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My fourth grader uses teacher's pet.
#6 - December 08, 2014, 07:22 AM
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My middle school students say brown-noser... 

Wow, that is a classic from decades ago--fun to see it is still being used. :)
#7 - December 08, 2014, 08:07 AM

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Thanks everybody! I'm also glad to see brown-noser is still in use... makes me feel not quite so old.   :cheesy
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