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Tell me about it

"Beautiful" said mum
"What a nice er donkey? Horse? Sheep?"
I very patiently explained it was a dog

"Wonderful" said dad
"What a lovely dog"

I didn’t want him to feel stupid
So I didn’t tell him
It was a different picture

14 Comments:

Blogger Carbanion Tolodine said...

Sometimes we must say nothing and looking stupids than say a word and don't let any illusion that we are stupids.

In french

Parfois, il vaut mieux se taire et avoir l'air stupide, que de dire un mot et de ne laisser aucun doute a ce sujet.

It's a fun text i love it too,

Take care of yourself.

9:39 PM  
Blogger Queen Neetee said...

This is so wonderful! I love this! Isn't that the way it is? How sweet!

12:43 AM  
Blogger MAHARAJADHIRAJ said...

LOL, reminds me of time when I first saw a goat and reported that I'd seen a dog with horns.

2:23 PM  
Blogger iamnasra said...

Its nice to be here though far but here

Loved reading the images over here Not only that it just remined of my lovely mum who see things in different way and at times you need to explain things to her slowly

4:02 PM  
Blogger Russell Ragsdale said...

We always try so hard. Thank God we are loved. Thank God the trees and mountains don't come raining down on us! Thank God love corrects and perfects without pointing out our mistakes.

8:22 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Ohhhh. This made me laugh. So sweet.

8:47 PM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

Carba, a quote I once heard was 'It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open ones mouth and remove all doubt' It is my favourite quote and one I do not always live up to.

Q Neetee children are so patient with us thankfully

MAHARAJADHIRAJ I love that, children are so spontanious

Nasra lovely to hear from you over here

Russel if he did he would be so busy he wouldn't have time to do anything else maybe you've hit on the problem there

MB thank-you, my daughter (aged 4) once told her friend she'd drawn a rubbish horse. then connecting with my gaze she looked again and said but it looks exactly like a dinosaur, you're absolutly briliant at drawing dinosaurs. It's one of my cherished memories

9:42 PM  
Blogger NicoleBraganza said...

Kids are so clever!

6:41 AM  
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10:35 AM  
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12:20 PM  
Blogger Prmod Bafna said...

Clever! Clever!! heh!

12:51 PM  
Blogger finnegan said...

What a hoot! You mean it isn't an owl?

8:56 AM  
Blogger finnegan said...

VERIFICATION WORD: BADSCHMO

Naughty Schmo! Go to your room!

8:57 AM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

Naughty Schomo what's he done now?

12:29 PM  

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