Kidizms - 07/21/14

     If I'm ever at a loss on what to blog about, I know I can always fall back on the crazy things kids say.  No matter how many times I've shared their comments here or on Facebook, their little mouths and minds continue to supply an endless stream of new and improved material.
 
    Like last year when my daughter's teacher was going over the three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial.  As she went into deeper detail about the judicial branch, my daughter promptly raised her hand and volunteered this profound statement: "My aunt is a court."  Her aunt (my sister,) is actually an attorney.  Close enough.

     At the beginning of school last year, my son's teacher asked the students to draw a picture of something they did during the summer and write a sentence about it.  My son drew a picture of himself and a big fish.  He wrote, "I cot a 10 pond CRAP."  Translation~ "I caught a 10 pound CARP,"  which by the way is a fish tale as it was only about 2 pounds.  Thankfully, he didn't get in trouble for writing a cuss word on his paper. 

    My sweet little niece Marin, who just turned 6, says she loves to LERAX.   Translation~ Relax   Me too!!!!!!

     My nephew, Bobby, who is 5 visited us at the lake a couple of weeks ago.  We drove him by the dam the Tennessee Valley Authority uses for flood control and power generation.  We said,  "Look Bobby, there's a dam."  His reply?  "Did beavers build that?"   Then as I got ready to take him on his first jet ski ride he asks, "Does this thing have a seat belt?" 

    Finally, I have lots of proud mommy moments, but this is not one of them.  When my son was much younger, he spotted a woman who had apparently forgotten to wear her upstairs undergarment.  He taps me on the shoulder and says, "Mom, look... that lady has dot boobs."  What can I say.. he's all boy. 

 

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- He's one VIP who doesn't have to stand in line. President Barack Obama celebrated his 54th birthday last night at Rose's Luxury. The trendy Washington restaurant is known for the hours-long wait to get in. First lady Michelle Obama tweeted birthday wishes yesterday to her "favorite dance" partner. She said 54 "looks good" on the president. But President Obama may not agree. He told a White House event that he's "so gray," but otherwise feels good.

DRIVING TEST-PROPOSITION

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) -- It's not the way to pass your driving test. Authorities charge a Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration driving inspector offered to pass a young woman in exchange for a sex act. Police say Daniel Perry flunked the woman because she didn't come to a full stop at a stop sign. Court documents show Perry is accused of offering to change her score in exchange for a sexual favor. Police say the woman immediately reported Perry to authorities. WJLA-TV reports the MVA also has fired Perry.

GRILLED RATTLESNAKE

LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. (AP) -- It's wasn't an episode of "Survivor." Police in western Maryland charge a group of young men killed and grilled a timber rattlesnake in a state forest. The timber rattler is on the state list of endangered species. According to Maryland Natural Resources Police the five guys were on a camping trip. They now face a number of charges including killing the snake and pot possession.

UNCLAIMED LOTTERY WINNINGS

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Lots of lottery winners are now losers in Wisconsin. State officials report more than 2 million bucks in lottery jackpots went uncollected during the fiscal year that ended June 30. Lottery officials say more than 57 mil worth of winning tickets haven't been cashed in since 1997. But the absent-minded winners are giving state homeowners a break. The uncollected jackpots go toward property tax relief in Wisconsin, showing up as a credit on tax bills.

 
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