Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Rhymes with truck

Fly and I were playing with a couple of his birthday trucks when I started rhyming.

"Truck," I said, "buck, duck, luck, muck, puck..."

And Fly said -- I kid you not --


It starts so young, sigh....

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Blogger Heather said...

well, at least it wasn't the F word!

12:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol yup could have gone worse :P

1:23 PM  
Blogger CaraBee said...

So funny. I try not to curse around my daughter, much, but sometimes the words just come out. I am absolutely confident that she'll drop the f-bomb someday when we're at the grocery store or somewhere where the maximum number of people will hear her.

1:49 PM  
Blogger Beth @ TheAngelForever said...

Kids learn early :) Thanks for sharing.

It reminded me of something that happened when I was in college. While student teaching in a first grade classroom I had an observation. I was quite nervous about it. Why? The lesson was about the short u sound. One of the mini-lessons was about rhyming words with duck. I knew one of the kids would say suck - so I had a response all ready about sucking on a lollipop and "good work" then I guided them to other words hoping that with my mentor watching nobody would do the forbidden word. I was lucky, the child that I thought would instead got stuck repeating the work "butt" over and over and over again.

4:24 PM  
Blogger Madeline said...

Ha! Too funny!

6:07 PM  
Blogger Nicole said...

There are some words better left un-rhymed.

6:20 PM  
Blogger Brandie said...

In the grand scheme of things, suck isn't so bad! Babies suck bottles, you suck suckers ... better than the f word! (Which my child did say around 1 after hearing mommy say it :X)

6:59 PM  
Blogger amanda said...

uhm i too thought he was going to be adding the f sound :)

8:37 PM  
Blogger Nadine said...

It could always be worse - at least no one else was around. Usually my kids came up with that stuff around others.

9:16 PM  
Blogger Kristi said...

I'll bet you can imagine what I thought he would say!

Isabella has started saying, "Oh, crap." I wonder where she got that little gem?

6:57 AM  
Blogger Cynthia said...


9:39 AM  
Blogger Mozi Esme said...

I've got a friend with a son who got his tr's and f's mixed up all the time (I think in part due to the reaction it got) - very sad!

4:00 PM  
Blogger carrie said...

i agree with the others...it could have been worse!!!

7:22 PM  
Blogger merideth said...

my 4yo nephew (and now, my 3yo son) have started to say, "what the?!" (no third word, thank God!) i tried to ignore it for a week, but now i've banned it. :)

7:42 PM  
Blogger dianna said...

It DID rhyme*!*

10:09 PM  
Blogger ohAmanda said...

Yeah, that could get bad...

7:05 AM  

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