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to not correct my toddler's hilarious mispronunciations?

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Celledora Mon 04-Mar-19 21:23:12

Will it scar him for life if I let him find out for himself that he it is, in fact, 'bread sticks' he loves, not "big d*cks'?!

CarrieBlu Mon 04-Mar-19 21:27:15

No more so than us allowing our DD to shout “DICK MAN!” at the top of her voice, every time she spots anything that resembles her favourite book character, Stick Man. It goes down especially well at the park amongst other parents grin

Pocketfull Mon 04-Mar-19 21:29:20

Ahh we have this with DC at the moment. When they see a large branch on a walk they shout ‘Daddy Dick!’
DH chuckles and I just say ‘Yes, that’s a very big stick!’ I have to hide my laugh as if they see me laughing they shout it louder.
They also call milk ‘Cock!’ No idea why.

MumUnderTheMoon Mon 04-Mar-19 21:30:00

My dd called popcorn cockporn for a while. She proudly requested it at the cinema which was truly the best day of my life.

Florencenotflo Mon 04-Mar-19 21:30:34

Dd asked me earlier if I could "do her a flavour". 😂 I didn't correct her it was too cute!

ShaggyRug Mon 04-Mar-19 21:33:50

DD used to say ‘no bed’ to DH many times fast to avoid bed time when she was little....

“NOB-ED... NOB-ED... NOB-ED” at her Dad always made me chuckle gringrin

Celledora Mon 04-Mar-19 21:34:29

Ooh DS also loves a bit of 'cockporn!'

Popskipiekin Mon 04-Mar-19 21:37:40

DS1 (4) has called cucumber “cucumbumber” so long that it is now part of our standard home vocabulary. He knows it’s not the right way to say it, but likes the sound of it so much (as it happens, so do I!) that he carries on and tells other people proudly what he calls it grin

Whoops75 Mon 04-Mar-19 21:37:45

YANBU
We had cockporn too

Ds once out his underwear on backwards and spent the day telling everyone the Willy was at his bum blush

I used to always say ‘oh we must write that down’ but we never did.
Enjoy the innocence

monkerina Mon 04-Mar-19 21:38:12

DS got confused looking at a sticker book and instead of saying 'banana truck' yelled something that sounded very much like 'fucking nana'- he associates this phrase with a picture of Commissioner Gordon (batman) which was next to the truck in the book. DH couldn't stop laughing and made him do it several times, which of course cemented it in his memory...

EspressoPatronum Mon 04-Mar-19 21:40:22

When ds starts jumping in muddy puddles instead of muddy cuddles I think I'll cry!

Celledora Mon 04-Mar-19 21:42:12

Daddy is currently 'Dad-wee' which makes me smile, OH less so ;-)

Contraceptionismyfriend Mon 04-Mar-19 21:43:58

@Popskipiekin OMG we have Cucocumber 😭 He's actually started saying it normally now and it breaks my heart

user1471426142 Mon 04-Mar-19 21:47:09

We’re struggling with stick/dick at the moment. Slightly unfortunate as one day last week my toddler became obsessed with a stick picked up at nursery which led to lots of (top volume) shouting while out and about of:

Where’s my stick
I need stick
I want to play with my stick
I need to show daddy my stick
I love my stick
Daddy gave mummy stick etc

Mortifying...

Lymphy Mon 04-Mar-19 21:47:28

My DS has delayed and unclear speech bless him, but I do giggle when he requests assholes for tea, or as you and I may call them, waffles

TwoleftUggs Mon 04-Mar-19 21:49:22

We had cumcuber. DS has long since learnt the correct word but 10 years later we all still call it that. Along with bomato instead of tomato.

youaremyrain Mon 04-Mar-19 21:51:44

Pootaste for toothpaste

Punkyinpink Mon 04-Mar-19 21:52:16

I once asked VERY loudly on a packed bus for my condoms from my mum.

We had just been to a museum with a park collecting conkers.

Neither my mum nor my sister has ever let me forget that one. blush

Orangeday Mon 04-Mar-19 21:52:59

Our kids are well past saying jumpoline, yummylade, hitabottomus and cumumber. But me and their dad will now mispronounce these words forever.

avocadosrus Mon 04-Mar-19 21:59:38

My DS who is now 14 is called Jude when he was learning to write his name he used to constantly get the J and d the wrong way around so was "lube" on everything!!

Spiderpants Mon 04-Mar-19 22:03:15

Harry pottermous so sad he no longer says that, my youngest says kneebos for knees which is dead cute

Oliack1417 Mon 04-Mar-19 22:03:34

Marks and 'spensive, catapult letters and cocks (for socks).. 😍

woodwaj Mon 04-Mar-19 22:03:52

My ds has fuckits not pockets!

Drogosnextwife Mon 04-Mar-19 22:05:22

I had some funny ones in November with fire works and rockets, not sure how both of them turn into a version of fuck but they did 😂

RhodaChrosite Mon 04-Mar-19 22:05:52

No I’d leave him too it. It’s too sweet to correct for now. When I told DGD I couldn’t lift her into the air when she sat on my leg because I’ve got a bad ankle she told me I could get my legs taken off and the doctor would give me ‘prophetic’ ones I couldn’t bear to correct her. The thought of new prophetic legs is too funny.

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