Our Little Language

7 years ago
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We're experiencing the final transition from rudimentary language to English over here, and it's magical to see. Even the words they mispronouce, of which there are many, they know how they are supposed to be pronounced, and will reject an adult mimicry of their syllables. For instance, this morning, Lilly asked for toast with Buh-ller.  I teased her. You want buh-ller? Nooooo! she said.  Oh! I replied, you want butter! Yes, she nodded.

Here is the list of some of the funniest things they are saying right now.

"Dank oo, dank oo" - Thank you (usually accompanied by a bow)

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