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Sunday, May 02, 2010
Hasn't Babysat Recently
In a conversation in which an historic sniper came up, I remarked to Tam, "Sniper no sniping!" and was rewarded with a puzzled look. This sort of thing happens so rarely (usually I'm the one wondering wotthe..?) that I thought I'd better mark it.
One of us works with folks who have young children -- coworkers who will use the original phrase term in circumstances like the borrowing of a single-example tool. It has become an incantation.
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I am glad I have the context to get this one.
You go, Dora!
(and Boots too)
#2 Son was briefly a Dora fan ten years ago. Now he enjoys this same joke.
Got a 7 and a 4 year old.
I know that one all too well!
Worked security years ago. A coworker came in singing "Rubber Ducky, You're the one...". I had been raised pre-Sesame Street, had no idea, thought he had gone insane. I know better, now...
It's a catchphrase in this household too, and we've no young children. I think we got it off a guildmate who does... the internet is such an effective meme vector it's almost scary.
I can sing every Veggie Tales song...
but right now it hurts.
check my blog for why.
"The phone...the phone is ring-ing"
"The phone...we'll be right thewe"
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