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10-17-2013 07:52 PM
cwill Right now the biggest stretches and therefor the most appreciated are "fwar" for sweater and "shlome" for phone.
10-17-2013 07:44 PM

"Baby-soup"  for bathing suit

"Uncle" for ankle

"Raisin Brants" for Raisin Bran

In the car after arriving home, instead of saying "let me unbuckle", DD would say "wee-bee-buckle".

10-11-2013 05:00 PM

Catta Pitter for caterpillar. lol it's super cute.

10-11-2013 05:59 AM
Originally Posted by skycheattraffic View Post

So cute everyone!!
We have a new one: ladybug! When clothes irritate her (sleeve bunched up under sweater, waistband twisted, etc) then they "have a ladybug" lol. Once I fix it, "shirt's all done have a ladybug" or "mommy took out ladybug with shirt". All this because my friend came to visit on Wednesday and she showed DD1 a ladybug on a door. Kids.... Lol

My DD has done something similar! She said something about how I needed to get rid of the ladybug the other day.


The one cracking us up at the moment is "bott-mem" for "bottom."

10-11-2013 04:55 AM
skycheattraffic So cute everyone!!
We have a new one: ladybug! When clothes irritate her (sleeve bunched up under sweater, waistband twisted, etc) then they "have a ladybug" lol. Once I fix it, "shirt's all done have a ladybug" or "mommy took out ladybug with shirt". All this because my friend came to visit on Wednesday and she showed DD1 a ladybug on a door. Kids.... Lol
10-10-2013 07:52 PM

"Bee" for something that itches-- "bee nose"

In her world, all insects are either bees, ants, or caterpillars (I can't even think how she says caterpillars."  So a mosquito bite = "bee" = something itchy.

10-10-2013 07:25 PM
mandak78 Our favorites tend to be the ones that sound inappropriate. wink1.gif
Backwards was "ba-tards" for a long time.
Truck was, well, you know what truck sounds like.
And he likes to tell people that his papa works in El Paso, except he calls it "Ass Paso."
10-09-2013 12:47 PM
Katie8681 Heh, new one. "hong-ging" for hungry.
10-08-2013 10:24 PM
Jennyanydots My DS says "coco-eh-nut" for coconut, adding in an extra syllable smile.gif
10-07-2013 07:04 AM
lovemylab "Tay" for ok
10-07-2013 06:56 AM
MLog These are so cute! DS doesn't have a lot of words yet but my favorite is "uck" for yucky.

My nephew used to say I-ga-dea for good idea. That was adorable and we still say it that way sometimes 11 years later.
10-05-2013 04:01 PM

Can't believe I forgot: moon sauce for massage and nah-wish for sandwich.

10-05-2013 01:06 PM

Mine says pock-a-doodle for popsicle and banklet for blanket.

09-25-2013 01:24 PM
starling&diesel Eye-peen-doan = ice cream cone

Wa-wa-wee = Valerie (friend)

Lo = diaper (his favourite ones are yellow)

Holala bar = granola bar

Mook = milk

Am-am-ance = ambulance
09-25-2013 12:44 PM

Gooten Fee=Gluten Free



We are a GF organic family so we say those words ALOT!!!

09-23-2013 12:33 PM



Dussel-German for belly button, but DD uses it for nipples, electrical sockets, and the tied-off end of wufboons(Luftbalons/balloons).

Dodo-DD's name for her brother, Moses.

Moma- Grandma/Oma.

08-23-2013 06:25 PM

Rophie for Sophie, the next door neighbor's dog! Die for our dog Sky! Ma for mama milk. Asta for hasta la vista. Dadoo for tattoo, which may be a short cut for Dada's tattoos. 

Her sign language is really cute too, she made up her own sign which is a combo of more and please, she signs more on her chest. Its a short cut!

08-23-2013 06:03 PM
Jennyanydots Aww, these are so cute!

My DD1 used to have a lot of these. She said "amnids" for watermelon, and we eventually figured put that she'd gotten the names of watermelon and lemonade confused smile.gif
She also said "pol-nailish" for nail polish and "eye flashes" instead of eyelashes.

DS has just a few- "chop skit" for Chapstick. "Mimi" for nursing and "mimis" for breasts. smile.gif
08-23-2013 05:32 PM
gitanamama These are all so great! DS thought moths were called waffles, for whatever reason. Then he graduated to calling them "moffles". Still my favorite!
08-21-2013 12:01 PM

Also, she mixes up her pronouns, as in "Her going to the store? You putting she to bed?"

08-21-2013 12:00 PM

I'm seeing quite a few familiar ones here--we also have "Dramma" (now gamma), dah-ey for daddy (she just recently started pronouncing the middle consonant) and dee doo for thank you. Except now for "thank you" she says "tank you a welcome!"


I love that she's almost 2.5 and has hung on to "force" for horse--I have no idea why, as she pronounces the "h" just fine with other words.


Our latest favorite is "pocsiple" instead of "popsicle" and "tase-a-diya" for quesadilla. And "amole" for "guacamole." (and "Chipotwe" for Chipotle--you can tell we haven't had much time for home cooking lately...)

08-15-2013 07:40 AM
Originally Posted by skycheattraffic View Post

Lol adorable stuff!! I forgot to add "sunscream", another crowd pleaser wink1.gif



My son says sunscream too!

He calls scooters and motorcycles "pookas"

"cam-n-zee-ah" is his made up word for cement mixer

"aminals" for animals

"bacado" for avocado

"manana" for banana

"scarabus" for asparagus

"keinapple" for pineapple

"peanut bunner and delly" for pb&j

08-10-2013 08:05 PM
Katie8681 Chicken-->"kerchen"! Lol this is a recent development smile.gif
08-10-2013 03:36 PM

This thread is so cute!!


My 3-year-old calls himself a "toggler" instead of a toddler, and asks for "gummins" instead of vitamins. He asks to watch car crashing instead of the Cars movie. My 5-1/2 year old used to call music... mucus. Both kids at around the same age called pasta... see-sa. We have a hamster named Daphne. My son calls her Daphme. I weaned DS at around 25 months. When he wanted to nurse, he used to come up to me and ask for "amyoo". I have no idea how to spell what he would say. When he wants to be picked up he says, "awa". I have no idea where he got either of those from!!! I'm sure there is more and when I think of it, I'll add.


I love toddler-speak!!!

08-10-2013 02:56 PM

My 25 month old says "so-see" for soda and it is the cutest!

07-24-2013 10:43 PM

my 18 month old has been saying 'mac mo mo' for a while now and we just figured it out the other day when he said it while emphatically pointing at a motorcycle! 

07-23-2013 11:17 AM
newmamalizzy I forgot one - I love it when DD says "woofing" instead of barking. So cute.
07-23-2013 08:07 AM

"Hockey Dockeys" is Walkie Talkies (this took weeks to figure out)

"Pootie" is Computer

"Ringbell" is Door bell

07-21-2013 04:37 PM
Catholic Mama

orport for airport


ard sale for yard sale

07-20-2013 12:20 PM
element2012 My daughter has been saying a word that we couldn't figure out what it meant. We've been saying it back to her not knowing what she's saying, turns out "a-wak-a" means walk.

My brother who is 10 years younger than I used to say "addin" for yes. That was quite the source of amusement for family and friends back then.
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