Overheard

(Admission: I have a lot of catching up to do on the blog! Here’s a funny one to tide you over.)

Right now, Jonathan is using the past tense of “make” as “mook.”

“Mom, I already mook my bed.”

“Mom, Maddie mook a mess.”

I was giggling and scratching my head at this until David realized that he’s using the pattern set by “take/took.”

Kids are clever. English is strange.

3 Responses to “Overheard”

  1. cascadingwaters

    That's the fascinating thing about kids learning language: when they're first learning and make a mistake, it's often the language, rather than the kid, that's illogical.

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