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So how much of a mad woman do you sound?

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NogginOfRum Tue 30-Sep-08 16:27:05

Sometimes i hear myself talking and think good god woman you sound like a loon!

So anyone else care to share the embarrasing mumbojumbo they use when talking to their DCs.

I'll start:





Why i can't just say socks, bedtime, pyjamas, and sleep, i really don't know blush

I can't be they only loon here grin

Flamesparrow Tue 30-Sep-08 16:27:37

I say "coat and tie" as a term of endearment to DS blush

georgiemum Tue 30-Sep-08 16:30:20

Its worse when you have an accident in public and start yelling 'oh figs' or 'deary meary, is that blood? that really is oucy wouchy. Mummy has a boomba'.

We now call olives 'ovalas' after our 4 year old decided that this is what they are really called.

we also have sleepy beepies.

cheesesarnie Tue 30-Sep-08 16:31:20

i spout all sorts of rubbish but was very embarressed when a teen fell off his bike and i loudly went 'upsy daisy'.im 30 btw not 60.i didnt know him and am shy.blush

cheesesarnie Tue 30-Sep-08 16:32:13

oh and i noticed a friend had a bruise and asked how she got her boo boo.

i must remember not to talk to adults.

MissisBoot Tue 30-Sep-08 16:32:25

dd has 'knicky knacking noodles' for knickers

MissisBoot Tue 30-Sep-08 16:33:05

sorry - 'knacky'

TheGoddessBlossom Tue 30-Sep-08 16:41:20

I say:

Yum Yum = meals

Quick Sticks = get a shift on

WHOOPSadaisy upyouget = come on it didn't hurt let's get going


sadandscared Tue 30-Sep-08 16:47:05

Even in the company of adults I can't call play dough, play dough. It always comes out as 'pat-pat'. People do indeed look at me like a loon!!

NogginOfRum Tue 30-Sep-08 16:49:59

haha brilliant smile

I say 'oh dear did you bump down?'

'Bump down' how cringy does that sound?!

I must never ever speak again i think blush

JacobsPrincess Tue 30-Sep-08 16:51:28

We watch deevee-deevees.
Haven't the heart to tell DS2 its D V D.

cheesesarnie Tue 30-Sep-08 16:53:19

oh we have dbds

Bunch Tue 30-Sep-08 16:56:55

We have Chewpinger (cucumber) and we live near the Spinacher Tower (Spinnaker Tower).

cheesesarnie Tue 30-Sep-08 17:01:22

ds1 used to like hairywoof(canary wharf).
hammersmith is hairysmith(apparently not related to hairywoof though)

and dobwalls a localish theme park thing was called dog balls.grin

i love children

deepinlaundry Tue 30-Sep-08 17:11:59

aah- we have dbds too cheesesarnie

ClareVoiant Tue 30-Sep-08 17:13:42

lol Jacobs princess, we also have dvdvees smile and cumdooer (cucumber), though I guess I'm not so good at the 'oh deary me's' cos ds fell off the roundabout in the park and said 'oh, for f**ks sake' blush

Romy7 Tue 30-Sep-08 17:15:58

knicky knacky noos here (no idea what noodles are hmm)
jimmy jams
opsy pops - loosely translated as 'get up the stairs we're late again'
and of course 'uppa get' after crash, followed by 'brush brush' (stop bawling and wipe your hands)
i'm really worried about dog balls...

bonjelaFreak Tue 30-Sep-08 22:05:44

I call socks "smellys" so I can often be heard saying "get your smellys on boys!" blush

FrockHorror Tue 30-Sep-08 22:08:00

jimmy jammy jews and knicky knacky noos are popular here, along with smelly melly (when refusing to get in the bath), snotty mcgrotty, and yucky mcgrucky blush

NogginOfRum Tue 30-Sep-08 22:08:31

Oooo i used to love Dobwalls as a child...never thought to call it dog balls though grin Oh if only i was a child again!

Have a little brother with SN who couldn't say 'crips', only 'pss pss pss' so thats what crips were know as for many years when i was younger smile

bythepowerofgreyskull Tue 30-Sep-08 22:11:46

I say likety split when I mean hurry up - no idea why - maybe it was on a film.
trousers are trollywallydoodahs
too many to mention - am a loon though smile

MadamAnt Tue 30-Sep-08 22:11:57

God knows how, but we have ended up calling knickers "panty-girdles" (said with a "Swedish" accent hmm). I'm 99% sure DD has confused the nursery staff with this.

georgiemum - we have "obalids". I caught an exasperated DD enunciating v clearly to her confused Granny "I'd like some Ob-A-Lids" grin]

dilemma456 Wed 01-Oct-08 12:03:27

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OrmIrian Wed 01-Oct-08 12:06:00

Ha dilemma. I'e done exactly that - only it was about a big crane blush.

DOn't really use baby words - only the odd ones that the children invented themselves.

cyteen Wed 01-Oct-08 12:27:34

pmsl @ ClareVoiant grin

DS is too little for the babytalk just yet but i have noticed that he already has an impressive range of nicknames - pigeon, sausage, grizzly adams, miseryguts, grumbly gus, little puss, little man etc. etc. in fact, quite often i've found myself struggling to remember what he is actually called blush

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