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    Teflon Kid

    I would like to know the origin and meaning of "the Teflon Kid"? Thank you to everyone.

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    Re: Teflon Kid

    Finally got the answer by myself.
    Teflon Kids: Why Children Avoid Responsibility—and How to Hold Them Accountable#

    Telfon: Able to withstand criticism or attack with no apparent effect (Dictionary definition).

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    Re: Teflon Kid

    This will give you an idea of the technology that underlies the idiom: HowStuffWorks Videos "Why does nothing stick to teflon?"

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