Tuesday, December 23, 2008

You Can't Just Turn It Off, Y'Know ....

Had dinner with the family tonight, and Hubby and I were doing that thing parents do when they don't want their young child to know what they are talking about: spell it out.

"Our son asked Santa for a D-U-M-P T-R-U-C-K, you know, Papa," I say. Our two-year-old son continues to smear spaghetti on his face in the process of shoveling it into his mouth, oblivious.

Hubby responds with a smug smile. "What're you going to do when he learns to S-P-L-L?"

"You mean, S-P-E-L-L?" I ask sweetly.

Hubby scowls. "Man, I hate living with an editor."

(Oh, sure. But when you need a paper proofread ...) *grin*

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