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The light of comprehension dawns - Kathryn
October 6th, 2012
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The light of comprehension dawns
Alden has been wandering around saying "Sheep! Sheep!" excitedly for the past week or so. this is odd, because he's actually not that into sheep; he is into cars and trains and pouring water on the ground and climbing on things and not being told No. But still: "Sheep! Sheep!"

Today, we were on the way home from a party, and he said "Sheep!"

"Mm-hmm," said his father and I.

"Sheeps!" said Alden.

"Mm, yes, sheeps," said his father and I.

"Frangle! Sheeps!"

". . . what?"

"See-koo! Frangle! Sheeps!"

"Alden, what are you saying?"

"Ockle! See-koo! Frangle! Sheeps!"

". . . oval, circle, triangle, shapes?"

"Yeah! See-koo, frangle, sheeps! Ockle. OCKLE."

"Oval?"

"Ockle!"

"Octagon?"

a sigh. "Wick. Ockle."

". . . rectangle?"

"Yes! Right! Wick ockle, see-koo, frangle, sheeps!"

Well, blow me down. I didn't even know he knew the word "right." It turns out he can actually identify a triangle and a circle correctly, too, now that we know what he's saying.

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From:tchemgrrl
Date:October 7th, 2012 12:51 pm (UTC)
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The sigh's the best part. C'mon, mama, ockle. Get with the program.

Our recent word of two-year old incomprehensibility was "woddy". Woddy, det, GO!
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From:phillipalden
Date:October 7th, 2012 11:06 pm (UTC)
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As often as we teach them, they teach us.
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From:browngirl
Date:October 8th, 2012 02:55 am (UTC)
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BWEE. Go, little boy, go!
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From:hammercock
Date:October 8th, 2012 02:57 am (UTC)
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*giggle* I love this.
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From:ceo
Date:October 8th, 2012 03:40 am (UTC)
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We get that sort of thing all the time with Squiggle (2/5), whose language sophistication outstrips his enunciation by a wide margin.
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