Monday, August 03, 2009

Wait, wait, don't tell me

Crash has a new line (old line: "let's go with that"): "Wait, wait, so you're telling me that when Barnacle Boy does _______, it's OK, but I can't ____________." He deploys it when I make requests along the lines of "Please stop {pick ONE: bickering with your brother, bothering your brother, repeating what I say to your brother..}" This is the newest variation of their Greek chorus.

Now when I hear him start, "Wait, wait" - there is no need to tell me. I know what's coming.

Teen travel tip #176: Pack extra patience and ear plugs.

3 comments:

  1. Wait, wait... don't tell me. It must be mid-way through summer break when siblings find it impossible to get along without constant intervention. Well, that's what is happening at my house anyway.

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  2. That's it! Today Crash left at 7 am for his internship; Barnacle Boy slept until 2 pm (!). Reduced overlap does lead to reduced friction, but I'm beginning to feel like this is a 23 hour diner.

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  3. I think my mother's also heard that line a lot before.

    -Chorus Leader

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