Monday, November 30, 2009

Dinner Discussions


You know you push proper grammar and vocabulary too much when your six-year old asks at dinner, "Dad, did I use the word 'like' appropriately in my last sentence?"
Poor kids... they don't even stand a chance.

8 comments:

  1. My 8 yo feels the need to point out to adults when they use improper grammar!

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  2. Your dinner conversations sound like ours...I guess we're a little OCD about the whole vocab/grammar thing! LOL!

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  3. Cassie: Another oft-repeated dinner conversation quotes a certain someone you know: "Do I allow toys at my table? I don't think so!"

    Bethany: Improper use of the word "like" is especially irritating at our house. There's no safety for writer's children! LOL.

    Kristi: Thanks!

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  4. hahahaha - this had me laughing out loud. perfect.

    what a good mom you are - someday he'll get into an ivy league college and owe it all to you :D

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  5. Do Ivy Leagues offer discounts on tuition for kids with good grammar? Because if not, she'll have to stick with cheap BYU. LOL.

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  6. So funny. Brings back memories of my dad asking, "which form of there, their, or they're would you use in the following sentence?" Yeah, we had nightmare dinner conversations; still gives me chills.

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  7. Rebekah,

    Did you get the two, to, too lecture too? Ha, ha!

    How are you?

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