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post #121 of 160
When DD was a newborn, she made all sorts of cute squeaky noises and I called her Squeaky. It changed a little and she became my Sweet Squeak. When she was about two I'd ask her to say "I'm mommy's Sweet Squeak!" and she'd say "I'm mommy's Kweet Kweat!" Normally I correct her pronunciation, but I just can't with that one. Even now at 4.5 she's still my "Kweet Kweat".
post #122 of 160
DD calls Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas "Froggy"...

Today she came home and told me all about the "grapeyard" game (graveyard)...you lay down and pretend to be dead until you get tagged, in the grapeyard.
post #123 of 160
DD says "It's mines." or "it's my owns." I love it and don't care if it sounds "bidiculous" (as she would say.)

She also says "biscusting."
post #124 of 160
I remembered another one. My daughter used to call nipples, nibbles. It was pretty cute but it seemed even cuter after my son was born and she would say:

"Mommy, the baby drinks milk from your nibbles, doesn't he?"
post #125 of 160
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Originally Posted by JuniperBCN View Post
We have interrupting volcanoes here! And they do sort of interrupt what's going on, right?
4yo ds says this too! and he calls a forklift a 'forkliftER'. he says he knows it's eally a forkleft, but he prefers forklifter,
post #126 of 160
Oooo, just remembered one --

"firefence" = firetruck + ambulance

Basically, any vehicle with sirens that isn't a police car.
post #127 of 160
my 4 yo dd calls bias tape "biased tape"

but 2 yo ds is THEE best:

diarrhea is "die-duh-bee-duh"
beans are "beanses" (actually all plurals are like that, eggses, sockses. think gollum)
bunny rabbit is "rubby babbit"
you is "ou" (like french sounding)
yeah is "laaa"


he has a funny halting way of talking, and somehow he has a french accent (i can 100% affirm he has never heard french in his life) so i started calling him my "french robot". he honestly sounds just.like.a.robot. it is sooooo funny!
post #128 of 160
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She asked if he wanted a "tookie" and our friend replied "Why yes I would love a "TOOKIE". She looked at him very seriously and replied "It's not a TOOKIE its a TOOKIE!!" OMG it was hilarious...she had no idea she was saying it wrong. her.
my dd does this too! so darn cute!
post #129 of 160
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my 4 yo dd calls bias tape "biased tape"

but 2 yo ds is THEE best:

diarrhea is "die-duh-bee-duh"
beans are "beanses" (actually all plurals are like that, eggses, sockses. think gollum)
bunny rabbit is "rubby babbit"
you is "ou" (like french sounding)
yeah is "laaa"


he has a funny halting way of talking, and somehow he has a french accent (i can 100% affirm he has never heard french in his life) so i started calling him my "french robot". he honestly sounds just.like.a.robot. it is sooooo funny!
Your 4 yo knows what bias tape is? Awesome!
post #130 of 160
my almost 5 year old dd calls magazines, mazagines. i love it so much i call them that to her so she won't notice the difference.

my dd2, at 2 years old, calls chocolate, chocodo. i love it. she figured out it was actually chocolate and i miscorrected her cause it is so cute. she said she loves her brown pants cause they are relaly chocodo.
post #131 of 160
The other day we were driving in the evening and DD (almost 4) said, 'Oh, look, it's a croissant moon!'

No way was I going to correct that one!
post #132 of 160
Last summer my DS who was just turned 2 said PLIP PLOPS for flip flops. My next door neighbour/friend adored it and was so disappointed this summer when flip flop season returned to learn that he was saying it properly now.
post #133 of 160
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Originally Posted by Wild Lupine View Post
The other day we were driving in the evening and DD (almost 4) said, 'Oh, look, it's a croissant moon!'

No way was I going to correct that one!
and also to the plip plops!
post #134 of 160
Some of the words we hear:

flamingo = fingo-mango

milk= nong (I have no idea where that one came from)

hospital= hos-ti-pull
post #135 of 160
Thread Starter 

can i revive this thread? i'm the OP... does that give me the right? my daughter is now 5, and still mispronouncing "vampiper" -- which i think is pretty darn cute. her 2 year old brother refers to himself as "ah-me" (we think it's a combination of "I" and "me") but i'm afraid we all find it too cute, and are now referring to him as "ah-me" as well. 

post #136 of 160

Ha!  I loved this thread last year and I love it now.  Right now dd has a doll that came with a pacifier.  To differentiate between the other dolls we would call it Baby Pacifier.  Well, now she calls it Baby Pass-sour.  So, the doll's name is now Pass-Sour.  lol.gif

post #137 of 160

awesome thread!

 

i got DSD a pair of goggles over the summer, and she called them "gobbles" (sounds more like gobbows) for a good month! we often correct her speech (not so much single words, but grammar), but that was way too good. im pretty disappointed that she has now changed it to "vovvles". 

we also get "ps-getti" for spaghetti.

 

she used to call ambulances "ambiances" until i sounded it out for her. now its a very painstaking "aammmm byuuuu yan ces" every time she sees one.

 

she doesnt pronounce Ls at all, so many of the things she says are just naturally cute: i am Karwa, she is Marwee, etc.

post #138 of 160
Love these! joy.gif

DD calls her forehead her "foreword head."

This morning she was describing her different dinosaurs to me, and told me her stegosaurus's spikes were "to keep away credators!"
post #139 of 160

According to my 4yo ds a caterpillar builds a "raccoon" and later comes out a butterfly!  It cracks me up every time...

 

He also says that his "tummy has a head-egg" (headache) if he has a tummy ache.

 

Oh yes and cucumbers are "cu-ca-mumbers".

 

ETA.. oooh.. I remembered another one.  Vampires are "vam-pirates".

 

LOL!

post #140 of 160
My 7 YO still slips and says something like "comford-abible" for comfortable. I used to love when she'd say "istra-sted" for interested and she used to make up her own words for things. You know when you're in the tub and your hands and feet get wrinkled? One day when she'd been in the tub she asked me why her hands were "all nestargled." There was static in a recording of a song and she said " I don't like this song. It has a little 'scrumble' in it." joy.gif
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