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As a matter of interest, does anyone else's DC do this when they are learning to talk?

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giddykipper Mon 03-Nov-08 21:23:28

Repeats one syllable, so:

cat = catcat
car = carcar
raisins = rayray
Night Garden = gargar
Tombliboos = booboo
shoe = shoeshoe
sock = socksock

You get the picture!

giddykipper Mon 03-Nov-08 21:33:49

Just mine then?

whomovedmychocolate Mon 03-Nov-08 21:36:21

Yep but only certain words she used to say cat cat, chair chair and mum mum. It's only words she really liked.

whomovedmychocolate Mon 03-Nov-08 21:37:03

She now repeats words only for effect. In particular

bugger, BUGGER BUGGER BUGGER BUUUUGGGGER! hmm

CarGirl Mon 03-Nov-08 21:37:20

yes her comfort toy is called dogdog

meandmyjoe Mon 03-Nov-08 21:41:34

My ds says 'mum mum' never just 'mum' and when I ask a question he answers with 'yeah yeah' not just 'yes', that's all he says at the moment but it does sound like it's quite common!

giddykipper Mon 03-Nov-08 21:46:38

Funny isn't it, I find it quite cute.

Kelix Mon 03-Nov-08 22:05:38

yeah yeah

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