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First person narrators can't know what's going on inside someone else. But they can think they know. And can narrate as if they know. That's a key advantage of first person narrators. They can be unreliable. Mindreading. I like your first example better... with some caveats. The narrator presumes to know what is going on inside Tom. That kind of ...
Try looking up "British terms of endearment" instead. You should find several links. This one looks good in particular.
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