June 14, 2009

Best. Conversation. Ever.

Here's a little background to the dialogue: Miller is 5 and is a friend's son. The unnamed girl is around 8 and is a neighbor of Miller's. She has a dog named Willie. Here's the conversation I overheard yesterday while the two of them were playing with the dog.

Miller: I have a cat named Buddy.
Girl: Really?
Miller: Not Willie. Buddy.
Girl: Really?
Miller: No. Buddy. Not Willie.
Girl: Really?
Miller: NO. His name isn't Willie. It's Buddy.
Girl: Really?
Miller: NO. IT'S NOT WILLIE. IT'S BUDDY!

I stepped in at that point and explained that she was saying 'really', not 'Willie'. I thought it was best before he beat up a girl.

Later,

Babs

2 comments:

  1. Crack me the hell up. Willie!

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  2. That's awesome. I heard the same conversation, in essence, at a pro lacrosse game when the organizers were prompting the audience for loud cheers and the scoreboard read, "I CAN'T HEAR YOU!".

    Child: "What does it say?"

    Mother: "I can't hear you."

    Child: "WHAT DOES IT SAY??"

    Mother: "I can't hear you."

    Child: "WHAT!! DOES!! IT!! SAY!!"

    Mother: "I CAN'T HEAR YOU!!"

    Child: bursts out crying.

    I wanted to beat the the mom into a bright mushy pulp and give the poor kid away to gypsies. Honest to fuck.

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