Posts Tagged ‘language’

Best Words of 2010

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Sadly, I think this will be the last year I’ll have a Best Words list as my littlest is growing and his speech is getting better every day.  In the meantime, however, here are the Best Words of 2010 — my favorite mispronunciations, misinterpretations, and just plain amusing figures of speech, courtesy of my two-year-old.


Four-Letter Television Coming Soon

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Like a lot of parents, I suspect, I try to curtail my use of obscenities when the kids are around.  I’m not always successful, but I do try.  It’s not that I think that hearing certain words will somehow turn them evil; it’s that I’d just as soon my kids weren’t introduced to such language and such a young age.  I’m not going to completely shield them from rough language, but I’ll do my best to avoid adding to what they do encounter.  Especially since, in the future, they may be encountering swearing somewhere they hadn’t previously: on television.