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    #182882 - 02/24/14 07:06 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
    aquinas Offline
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    DS2.25 came up with a cute DS original joke that I found funny yesterday based on a chat about echolocation:

    What game do bats play?

    Hide and squeak!
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    #182894 - 02/24/14 08:03 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    I rarely share my DD9's humor here, because I do so on social media. But here are a couple of her observations DW shared with me last night, as we were folding laundry.

    "Why do they make underwear look so pretty? It's not like anyone's ever going to see it."

    On one of their usual mall jaunts, DW once made the mistake of taking DD with her into the Victoria's Secret store. DD spied a g-string, and responded, "OMIGOD, WHO ON EARTH WOULD WANT TO WEAR THAT?! IT'S TOTAL WEDGIE-WEAR!!"

    DW flushed with embarrassment and towed DD out of the store. I would have just collapsed with laughter.

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    #182899 - 02/24/14 08:44 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    My response would have been a wink and a response:

    "Pretty clear why it's called butt-floss, huh?" grin

    My DD, then newly 5, announced to the ENTIRE quilt store;

    "Today is my mom's birthday!!" (Which is why I was there-- to use a 20% off on my birthday coupon, being no fool)

    This all would have been quite adorable if she hadn't followed up with...

    "Do you know how OLD SHE IS?? She is OLD. She's THIRTY-FIVE!!!"

    For those unfamiliar with quilt shops, this had EVERYONE else in the store rolling on the floor, as I was the youngest person in there (barring DD of course) by at least two decades.

    Still-- blush
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    #182900 - 02/24/14 08:52 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Dude]
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    Originally Posted By: Dude
    "Why do they make underwear look so pretty? It's not like anyone's ever going to see it."


    HAHA! Why yes Sweetheart, this is true, and let's continue to remember that as you get older. I, as your parent, reserve the right to remind you of this very wise statement you made, later on down the road.

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    #182931 - 02/24/14 12:13 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DD's new interests are weather and Abraham Lincoln. She watched the Lego movie and a clip on Brain Pop Jr then she found a book at B & N, which I should have pre-read but I let it go because it seemed to be more about his hat than his political life.

    I'm going to see if I can get her to switch to Marie Curie. Talking about death by long-term radiation exposure with a three year old seems slightly more age-apprioriate than assassination.

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    #183261 - 02/26/14 05:09 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DD14 says:

    Remind me to keep my mouth shut at ____ tonight.

    Uhm-- why??


    Because I'm in that snarky, kind of irreverent mode where I never know quite what is going to come out beforehand. But it could be really offensive or disrespectful.



    OH. blush eek

    ETA: The fun continues.

    {sigh} SouthPark is really quality television.

    (No, really-- she means this.)

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    #183326 - 02/27/14 09:24 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Today would be Steinbeck's 112th birthday.

    DD saw the Doodle for today, and had to "share" it on her FB page, just for a very special teacher of hers. (who is on my DH's friends list, not DD's-- at least until June when she graduates).

    She reminded me that her this AP literature teacher spontaneously told her that she would "forever treasure this moment as a teacher" re: my DD's quip about The Grapes of Wrath. Almost with a straight face, even. LOL.

    What observation would that be?

    I'm naming the tortoise Nietzsche, because it causes me to question the meaning, and really-- the value, ultimately-- of life itself, as I read.



    grin

    DD. Not such a fan of the tortoise chapters in GoW. wink But eloquent and biting with her opinion, as usual.

    She did admit that Steinbeck's OTHER works are fine. Great, even. Just that this is a particular literary device that she prefers not to be clobbered with repeatedly. wink
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    #183373 - 02/27/14 07:07 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Dd4.5 asked me if she can do something that I disapproved of. Her retort," don't like that answer. Sorry, just threw it in my word dustbin."

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    #183374 - 02/27/14 07:09 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    SNORT! I love it. Well, from here it sounds amusing, anyway. wink
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    #183404 - 02/28/14 08:04 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DD, watching me sipping coffee from an equation-themed mug, is reading the mug and suddenly intones...


    Euler? Euler?

    (A la Ferris Bueller's Day Off)

    Cracked DH and I both up completely.
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