Tuesday, November 4, 2008


The Pink Panther cartoon characterImage via WikipediaSometimes Doodle kills us with what he says. Because he's learning so much lately, some things don't exactly compute.
For instance, on the weekend we turned on some old cartoon station and the Pink Panther was on. Doodle was watching it, and really enjoyed it. A little later in the day he was humming the song and said to Phat Daddy and I, "I really liked that show you let me watch."
Absentmindedly I asked which show.
His response was "the cat show". So, I said "oh, you mean Tom and Jerry?"
"No. Mommy. The Big Pamper. The Big Pamper made me laugh!"
Too funny.
The other thing that he's been doing lately is calling Phat Daddy "Father".
I have no idea why.
We asked him and he told us that it's because Phat Daddy is his father. True. But still.
He does it all the time. He talks about "father" not "daddy" and whenever he sees him says "Hi Father".
It cracks me up.
Phat Daddy does not find it funny. But, whatever.

And, in the not so funny words.
Yesterday I made Doodle his morning smoothie. He said he wanted to also have eggs and a cheese sandwich. Weird. But, I guess he was hungry. So I told him if he finished his smoothie he could have something else to eat.
So, as I was trying to calm down the Princess (who wanted to nurse) Doodle shouted for me. His question
I calmly walked over to him and asked what he had just said. His response. "I ordered eggs and a cheese sandwich. HURRY UP WITH MY ORDER."
I had no idea where he got that from. He was very quickly told that is not how we talk in this house. And, upon further questioning I learned that at the Krusty Krab (Spongebob) that is how they ask for their food.

Oh the joys of 4 year olds!
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SciFi Dad said...

Things my daughter has said recently:

"Daddy, do you want to sit next to your wife?"

"Daddy, can you please come wipe your daughter's bum?"

"Mommy, did you miss your husband while he was at work today?"

Uh yeah, I can totally relate.

Badness Jones said...

Lol! I love the stuff my kids come out with. At least Doodle calls Phat Daddy 'father' - the Princess calls her daddy 'Mark'.

And Bad is just starting to talk, but I already know I'm in trouble, yesterday I went to the bathroom at swimming lessons, and he started clapping and yelling at the top of his lungs, "Yay MOmma! Pee-pee! Yay Momma! Yay!" Aren't y'all so proud of me for being potty-trained at 33?

citygirl said...

You need to teach Doodle to say father like Goldmember does (Austin Powers) "Fahza". That would be hilarious!!

Haley-O said...

The Big PAMPER! Haha! And, tell us about that Smoothie....!! I remember Monkey used to call it "Smoovie"! ;)

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