Thursday, May 16, 2019

Things My Third Graders Say v. 27

kid 1: 30 more minutes
kid 2: how do you know
kid 1: i can tell clock

kid: how many legs do elephants have
me: ....
kid: is it 4...or 6
me: please tell me you're joking

me: what's your dog's name
kid: turbo
me: that's a great dog name
kid: not if all he does is sit in a chair all day long

me: what does that say
kid: minion language
me: try again
kid: how do you spell bananas
me: (singing) b-a-n-a-n-a-s ain't no holler back...
kid: what is wrong with you

kid: i can speak irish
me: oh really
kid: aye aye....see
me: that's pirate-ish

me: whose shoe
kid: not mine it's too small
me: thanks goldilocks
kid: don't you mean cinderella

kid 1: why did you go to lost vegas
kid 2: it's not lost it's las
kid 3: well people do lose things in vegas
kid 2: like money
kid 3: and clothes
me: gentle
kid: (writes) gentile
me: no...that's a non-jew
kid: oooo that's why i hear that word a lot

kid 1: what's a pop quiz
kid 2: it's a quiz that just...pops...up
kid 1: out of the air...?
kid 2: no out of the copier

me: you'd invent a shark person
kid: slash...shark slash person
me: really
kid: it'll be great

kid 1: i'm going to use reverse reverse psychology
kid 2: isn't that just psychology
me: this year is flying by
kid: years don't have wings

kid 1: it didn't say his name
kid 2: it did if you read it you'd know
kid 1: i read it in my head
kid 2: how'd that work for you

me: how about...
kid: your momma
me: just no

kid 1: i killed my ankle
kid 2: did you sit shiva
me: were you super-focused or goofing off
kid: i was super-focused on goofing off
me: thanks for your honesty

kid: i'm gonna open a wood store called shoulda-wooda-coulda
me: ouch
kid: only if you get a splinter

me: what did you write....?
kid: it's in hindi
me: ..... why did you write in hindi?
kid: it's what the native americans spoke
me: no, it's what the people in india speak....
kid: oooo that makes more sense

me: take the hotdogs out of your pockets
kid: i'm saving them for later
me: no lunch meat in your pockets 

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18 thoughts on the matter:

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

Turbo sounds a little lazy!

Shelbee on the Edge said... {Reply}

“No lunch meat in your pockets”! Lol!


Tom said... {Reply}

...when I went to school we sat at desks in rows!

Joanne said... {Reply}

Oh my goodness; these always crack me up!

Mary K. said... {Reply}

Hah! You have very smart kids in your class and wise guys as well!

Michele Morin said... {Reply}

"No lunch meat in your pocket..."
The things we catch ourselves saying when we're with kids!!!

Bekah said... {Reply}

MY FAVORITE POSTS!! OH I laughed so hard...thank you for this!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

LOL. I love them.

LA Paylor said... {Reply}

I love when you do these kids posts! You can't make this stuff up!

Grace Liang said... {Reply}

This post made me laugh so hard. Got to love them!

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Meditations in Motion said... {Reply}

You should write a book...

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

So very cute. Thanks for sharing them. Thanks for hosting and I hope that you have a wonderful weekend.

likeschocolate said... {Reply}

Thanks for the laugh and smile today! Love it! Have a great weekend.

Klara S said... {Reply}

The dialogue about psychology is the best! :))::):)
Thank you for hosting.

Clair Justine said... {Reply}

Happy Thursday Tamar :) Thanks for hosting. Hehe, I can just imagine the kids saying some of these things now. Thanks for hosting.

Suchot - The Curious Frugal said... {Reply}

I love this series so much! Kids are so funny. Do they make you laugh every day?

Michelle said... {Reply}

Kids are so funny. They are often pretty logical, but working with significantly less information, resulting in amusing conversation.

betty-NZ said... {Reply}

What great quips! They are kid gold! I'm so glad you share them with us!