Monday, September 28, 2009

Where'd He Learn That?

“I’ve known the Pacific Ocean is the biggest ocean since I was 2.”

“You’re exaggerating.”

Moooooooooom, it’s a figure of speech. It means I’ve known for a long, long time.”

What 7-year-old demon spawn understands "figure of speech," you say?


Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

Your demon spawn, obviously. ;P

Not Afraid to Use It said...

Isn't it scary how smart they are?

Jocelyn said...

So, uh, sounds like you live with my son.

He announced the other day, "The thing I like so much about Pee-Wee Herman is that his episodes are so creative."

Er. YEA. You first grader.

Anne said...

Demon spawn that lives with a writer obviously :). My younger daughter has been using the term inappropriate since she was 3 (and couldn't even pronounce it correctly).


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