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Funny Things the Kids Say Part 567

Vicbowin: What if you lived in steam?
Later to her brothers: Guys, never walk in steam and if you ever have the chance, don't live in it... it'll kill you.

Vicbowin: Mom, what's your least favorite finger? I, myself, am not very fond of my thumb.

Mischievite: Pete and Pete are in a boat... and then them they fall out and then them died. (actually joke goes: Pete and Repete are in a boat, Pete falls out, whose left?)

Me: Since no one has school tomorrow I expect you all to sleep in.

Albowin: What!?

Vicbowin: Mom, Dad said that we could get up at 6:30.

Me: That's fine, but I just thought you might want to sleep in a little.

Vicbowin: Why?

Vicbowin version of 'Wheels on the Bus': The wheels on the bus go horizontal, horizontal, horizontal. The wheels on the bus go horizontal, all through the town.

The wipers on the bus go vertical, vertical, vertical. The wipers on the bus go vertical, all through the town.

The cell phone on the bus goes "Ah, ah, ah, ah staying alive, staying alive."

Mischievite: Mom, me wish I was a talking dog.

Albowin pointing at the clock: "It's almost 5, that means it's... ... ...4 something!"

Victoria: "Mom, am I really alive?"

Vicbowin: Why does the government make bad words, like the 'f' word?

Me to Remewin: Honey, you don't want to eat that. I promise you, gloves don't taste good.

Mischievite: Me can't marry her cause me no have a prince suit.


Meaghan said…
You'll never have to ask me twice if I wanna sleep in! Wait until they go to college :)
Ivy said…
love the cell phone on the bus!!
Polly Scott said…
I'm always telling my son that socks and shoes don't taste good. But he tries it anyway and then looks at me with a "this is gross" look on his face. Me, I still eat rice cakes. I guess some of us never learn.
Anne said…
Cute! That "Pete and Repete" joke reminds me of Monk : )
Morgan -Ing said…
Oh cute kids! I love remembering when they are hysterical! :)

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