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To want to punch this grannie in the face

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debbie1412 Thu 24-Jan-13 21:49:37

We go to a stay and play every Thursday morning, usual thing toys for 90 mins then a few songs with instruments to finish the session. Every single wk this boy a year older than my son dives in the box and pulls out the 1 accordion. My son every wk wants ago on this instrument, the boy claims it. Then drops it to run off and play else where. His nan knows how much my son wants ago on it but she holds it out of reach from my son. It's so cruel his little lip drops. I would never let my child hog a toy wk in and out. Makes my blood boil !

TuftyFinch Thu 24-Jan-13 23:43:38

Clarty, the Ruth thing is confusion. Some people think the top bit of the inside if your mouth is roof. It's not. It's ruth.

RandallPinkFloyd Thu 24-Jan-13 23:44:09

quint that made me weep. grin

RandallPinkFloyd Thu 24-Jan-13 23:45:54

Don't be ridiculous tufty no one would believe that.

LineRunner Thu 24-Jan-13 23:46:17

It's a fucking harmonica.

TuftyFinch Thu 24-Jan-13 23:48:18

Well you say that Randall but

RandallPinkFloyd Thu 24-Jan-13 23:50:24

Unless they're up on their Ancient Greek etymology of course.

Sorry I'm still giggling at quint cutting her mouth on her accordion.

weegiemum Thu 24-Jan-13 23:51:25

Seriously this can't be about a real accordion? Really?

My dd1 plays accordion - seriously, she's doing exams, in a band. Has a decent 2nd hand instrument that (honestly) cost us £900.

No nursery has this! My dd is 13 and needs her dad to carry it to the car for lessons/band practice!

Toy accordion for sale here.

Next time she does it, throw yourself on the floor, kicking and screaming that it is your son's turn with the accordion.

Alternatively, just ask her firmly but politely.

MooMooSkit Thu 24-Jan-13 23:56:46

Think I may have wet myself reading some of these replies!

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fuckadoodlepoopoo Fri 25-Jan-13 07:53:39

I was thinking mouth organ too blush

Buy a real, fuck off big accordion off ebay and bring it in a massive handbag. When she starts dangling the toy one to taunt your son, shout "who wants that shitty little thing. Fuck that. This baby's all yours, my boy." And do a cocksucking gesture at her before helping him manhandle the beast into hideous sound.

That's fantastic!

HecateWhoopass Fri 25-Jan-13 08:01:52

Say something to her.

You can 'expect' people to do anything you like, but you have to open your mouth and say something.

The list of things that I 'expect' people to do is huge. grin be nice, don't drop litter, share, be reasonable, be kind...

But people don't always do what you 'expect' that they will.

So go over and say that your son would like to play with this toy. Don't say nothing because you feel that she ought to notice and ought to know that it's not fair and ought to do what you feel is the right thing.

PureQuintessence Fri 25-Jan-13 11:31:32

Debbie, I suggest you buy your son a bagpipe for stay and play!

(And dont confuse it with a magpie - seems like that is something I would do - going by noisy made)

Ponders Fri 25-Jan-13 13:30:32

is this thread long enough to qualify for classics?

it has made me laugh A LOT

PureQuintessence Fri 25-Jan-13 14:26:07

I hope that Debbie will come back and update us after the next stay and play session, I need to know if she chose to punch the gran or pinch the accordion!

ResolutelyCheeky Fri 25-Jan-13 14:50:14

She really shouldn't punch a hagfish,d.d2k

ResolutelyCheeky Fri 25-Jan-13 14:53:17

Ooo, feel sick now. Been up all night clearing up DD's vomit envy

BlackMaryJanes Fri 25-Jan-13 17:09:40

Ladies can we stick with the issue at hand please.

Why the fuck would this bitch hang on to the accordion? Surely someone else at the group has noticed this other than just Debbie. Does granny hold it behind her back? Or does she pretend she's playing with it? How does she justify herself? Debbie, what's the score?

Did you ever confront her rather than passively aggressively seething?

I think a good cuff in the face is appropriate.

WhateverTrevor Fri 25-Jan-13 18:42:19

Why don't you answer the question you have been asked again and again.

Yes I am shouting.

MeanAndMeaslyMiddleAges Fri 25-Jan-13 20:17:04


Poor Hagfish with their hearing destroyed by accordions.

HoneyDragon Fri 25-Jan-13 23:08:25


Where are yoooooou?


HoneyDragon Fri 25-Jan-13 23:09:14


I think you should have said flange wink

Salmotrutta Sat 26-Jan-13 00:17:53

<plays tiny violin>

TuftyFinch Sat 26-Jan-13 00:24:38

You could go to the zoo

HoneyDragon Sat 26-Jan-13 08:00:47

Don't be silly Tufty. The Zoo don't have accordions.

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