Out of the mouth of one crazy babe – More amusing musings

Since my last post about some of Jet’s funny outpourings, I have been on the lookout for more. Here are some of them for your delectation.

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Regular readers may recognise “Stella face” in its upright position.

Jet walked into the bathroom whilst I was getting ready. Taking a good look at my ample bosom as he relieved himself, he clearly saw something that impressed him.

Jet: (pointing at my chest): Wow! You’ve got really big muscles here. Can I squeeze them?

Cornflakes are flakes of corn. Bran flakes are brown. Therefore, they are “brownflakes“. Obviously.

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Breaking news – Daddy likes butter

Chris had been doing some work on our decrepit laptop when it crapped out before he had a chance to save his document. Whilst he fought the urge to finally throw it against the wall, quick as a flash, Jet rushed off to his Black and Decker workmate.

Jet: Don’t worry, I’ll get my tools. (handing him a small plastic hammer) You can use this one if you like.

Whether this was to fixย it with or to smash it up remains unknown.

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Recently, he has started saying “platamus” all the time. Sometimes this is as part of a phrase, for example, “Oh, you platamus!”. At other times it is just an exclamation all on its own. This works for me, after all ‘platamus’ speaks for itself, doesn’t it? :/ .

Me: Do you mean platypus?

Jet: (shaking his head pityingly) No, Darling. (Slowly, with emphasis, as if talking to an idiot) Plat-A-Mus!

I pick Jet up from nursery, and try to instigate a discussion about what he has been up to (as if I need to ask. He is head to toe in paint, so painting has obviously been a large part of his morning)

Me: What have you been up to today at nursery?

Jet: (surreptitiously) I can’t tell you. It’s a secret.

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Again, you may already be familiar with “Will face”

Jet bursts into the front room, surveys the scene and announces, “What on Earth are you doing?” I look up from my sewing expecting to see something bizarre, shocking, or at least interesting going on. What I actually see is the cat asleep on the back of the sofa, Stella wombling about the place and Chris sitting downย drinking a cup of tea. A vision of complete normality.

So, if anyone can enlighten me as to what a platamus is, please do!

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23 thoughts on “Out of the mouth of one crazy babe – More amusing musings

  1. I love the logic of ‘brownflakes’! Toddlers are so brilliantly over-dramatic at all times: ‘What on earth are you doing??’ An unholy alliance between a platypus & a hippopotamus? That is my best guess. The love that dare not speak its name!

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  2. I love platamus and the “no darling” when you were trying to decipher it! Brownflakes sounds very logical to me and I’m sure that taking a hammer to a laptop could be quite satisfying sometimes (although not so useful for fixing it!). Jet’s comment about your big muscles made me really chuckle – love it! Thank you for sharing with #ftmob ๐Ÿ™‚

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