Friday, May 26, 2006

I don't know what it is about my mom, but she cannot say words correctly to save her life. Seriously, she is a 1st grade teacher. You'd think she could get her phonics down. Tonight she asked me if I wanted to go get some gelapo. She was trying to ask me if I wanting to get some Italian ice cream known as gelato. What's gelapo, where did she get that? I have know idea. My brothers and I keep a running list of her word mistakes. Here are some classic ones:
"I lay my head down on a pilla" (pillow)
"I would like some guacamala on my taca" (guacamole, taco)
"Have you seen Jurastic Park?" (Jurassic)
"I miss NBC's old nightly news anchor Tom Brokoff" (Brokaw)
I know, it's totally hilarious. I wonder if her students go on to the 2nd grade pronouncing vocabulary words incorrectly. Don't get me wrong, I love her to death, look how cute she is:

But come on, let's learn those words Betty Kay.


Donald Philip Simpson said...

snow ociffer I'm snot dunk...

cofoba said...

That is freakin awesome! My dad has huge issues with anything not American and I get a kick out of making fun of him too. And yes the pants were a sight to see. I have not seen Dave in years. Tell him I said hello.

Ashley said...

I love Betty Kaye!

How is KC?

Robby and Lynsey said...

Sweet Betty ... we love her!

Only 2 weeks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Amy said...

welcome to my world. it's my mom and my dad. my mom always says melk instead of milk and calls ibuprofen I.B. profen. my dad says shushi instead of sushi...these are but few. parents are funny. luckily andy and i have no quirks for charlie to laugh at! i miss you!!! let's meet at hebi's tomorrow--it's not that far from kc!

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