Monday, February 2, 2009

...I'm lovin' the new swear word

Yes, my kids express themselves verbally when frustrated. "Crap" and "frick and frack" are quite popular. Several days ago, a new one emerged. I'm guessing they got it from the one who lives in a pineapple under the sea, but the new phrase is "Tarter Sauce"

As in, "TARTER SAUCE, my mp3 is broken."

I immediately reinforced it by ROFL.

Now, as you can probably guess, I have tendencies toward potty mouthisms. Frick and frack? Please. I, personally don't have too much of a problem with actual swear words, but don't find it the least bit cute in two year olds, so have modified it slightly to be more socially acceptable. Although, if you say "shoot" we all know what you mean. And frickin? Please, again, just say it already.

I am now left to wonder if taking the name of condiments in vain is offensive to anyone. I am also pondering the appropriate use of "ketchup" and "mustard". I have a feeling that "wasabi" might be useful in certain situations, and cannot wait for the first opportunity to say "horseradish". Although, I may need a snack before I do any further pondering.

4 comments:

Torina said...

My boys say "Tartar sauce!" too! Hilarious!

Rob and Morgan said...

My 3 year old, Rylee says that all the time. They are so funny!

Rachel said...

LOVE IT!! I've got a turrible potty mouth. What? You aren't surprised?

I feel...like if I can't say what I need to say, I might give myself cancer. It's an untested theory for lack of funding...

Annie said...

Rachel, should I ever get a $10,000,000 grant for the health benefits of potty mouth, I'll be sure to share.

Click this and I will send you flair:)

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