Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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More wit and wisdom of the Child

Last night she was playing the chess game included in OSX on the Macintosh. I had set it down to the lowest level of difficulty. After a few games she got irritated: "How come it keeps making the same moves? This is stupid!" So I cranked it up a little.

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On the subject of irregular plurals --

Dad: "Well, there's irregular plurals. Like 'children'. That's weird, it should be 'childs'."
Child: "No. If it was 'childs' it would be weird. The word is 'children.'"

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On the subject of health --

"How come they call it a cold? I'm hot." :: opens mouth, grabs tongue :: "I'm even hotter inside, not cold."
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