Sunday 31 January 2010

Filling in linguistic lacunae

I can’t remember how exactly it got started but Corwin brought up the subject of innappropriate words at the dinner table last week. He used the cirumlocution of “the ‘D’ word” and “the ‘H’ word” but I think Charles knew what he meant. Unfortunately Corwin kept getting more specific until Alice figured out the ‘H’ word based on it being part of “Hello Kitty”. She managed to skate the edges of propriety by inserting a strategic pause. We tried to discourage her from demonstrating this new knowledge in school.

One of the places Charles learned his words

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