Marina · 08/11/2007 16:21
Dd was at nursery last year with an adorable little cherub who had an amazing repertoire of teen backchat thanks to his very big sister
"Los-ER" "God you are SO TRAGIC" etc
We all thought it was funny, his mother was underwhelmed and the nursery staff were extremely tight-lipped about it
Lazycow · 08/11/2007 16:21
My niece and nephew when they were this age taught my 2 year old to say something similar in Italian. Ds doesn't speak Italian but he does know a couple of choice swearwords !!
I laughed inside too but a bit of me was cross as well. They made up for it by playing with him a lot though and letting me have a break!! - Swings and roundabouts
3littlesparklers · 08/11/2007 16:22
YANBU - however, this is normal behaviour for big brothers - they find it highly amusing. You need to set some ground rules before they teach her something worse.
Dd had the most interesting vocabulary out of all the children at nursery - even if it was a bit embarrassing at times. Certainly gave the staff a laugh. She used to describe things as being "cool" and 'wicked".
Swedes2Turnips1 · 08/11/2007 16:36
Lazycow - they are fantastic with her, I agree. However, they are giving each other high fives about their rapid training to say Assssss Hooooooole (sort of an elongated whisper) exactly as it is in the film. This is now DD's party piece at supper - they mouth the sound and she sort of breathes the words, over and over. It is funny, even our 3 month old baby laughs. They now want to put it on youtube.
Lazycow · 08/11/2007 16:50
I am ROFL here.
I am now going to a quick meeting with my boss and will struggle to keep a straight face. Images of two teenagers giving each other high fives over a dinner table while their 2 year old sister repeats 'Asssss Hooooole' keep coming to mind - really has made my day
Putting my serious parent hat on again though I think 3littlesparklers is probably right, it may be time for a few ground rules! I think maybe not putting it on Youtube should be the place to start (with the ground rules I mean)
ShinyHappyRocketsGoingBANG · 08/11/2007 17:12
My older rotters have relentless encouraged their SN 7 year old brother to "flip the birdie" at everyone (which he orignally learnt from Mr. Bean's Holiday).. so he now does it to strangers, eg Ofsted Inspectors and the vicar to name but two recent examples... and also to shout "DICK"!
Aren't they complete joys? Tis the reason I had children.. to bask in these proud and pleasurable moments..
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