Saturday, August 26, 2006

Life Lessons

Here is a real-life lesson I was recently able to teach my daughter. This is transcribed, verbatim, from a conversation we had while driving the streets of our fair city.

Phoebe: "Hey look at that man standing there without his shirt on. Gross!"
Me: "Yes, my darling daughter, but did you note that he is standing in front of a laundromat?"
Phoebe: "Yes, oh wise Father! But why?"
Me: "That man is washing his shirt, my girl. And when it's done, one hopes that he'll put it back on."
Phoebe: "Huzzah! Life is good!"


At 10:00 PM, Blogger Susan Gets Native said...

Yep, I totally bought that...
Phoebe says words like "huzzah"?

At 10:17 PM, Blogger Julie Zickefoose said...

You are SUCH a goofball.

At 11:10 AM, Blogger Rondeau Ric said...

accurately, direct, directly, literally, literatim, precisely, word-for-word

candidly, face-to-face, honestly, in person, literally, openly, personally, plainly, point-blank, truthfully, unequivocally, verbatim, without prevarication

accurate, actual, apparent, authentic, bona fide, close, critical, faithful, genuine, gospel, methodical, natural, not figurative, ordinary, plain, real, scrupulous, simple, strict, true, undeviating, unerring, unexaggerated

Gotta go with Julie on this one.

–noun Slang.
1. eccentric, or silly person.


At 7:21 AM, Anonymous plt said...

Oh, thanks Shakespeare.

At 9:11 AM, Blogger Julie Zickefoose said...

RR: My daughter, she is sassy like me.

At 11:19 AM, Blogger BT3 said...

Susan: Yes, in fact "Huzzah!" was Phoebe's first word as a baby. Immediately afterwards she filled her diaper and let me tell you, there was no more huzzahing after than.

At 9:02 AM, Blogger Julie Zickefoose said...

Oh, yes there was. Me when I was changed.

At 9:03 AM, Anonymous plt said...

Whoops plt was supposed to say that.


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